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An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Andrew Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This text, the latest edition, explains the importance of health planning in both developing regions such as Africa, and those in transition, such as Central and Eastern Europe. It stresses the ... More


Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Raj Bhopal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the science that underpins health and health care, and is concerned with the pattern, frequency, and causes of disease. This book describes and illustrates epidemiology and its ... More


Hawthorne effects

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1991 commentary on the so-called Hawthorne Effect in clinical trials. The Hawthorne Effect refers to the effect (usually positive or beneficial) of being under study on the ... More


Approaches to planning

Andrew Green

in An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198571346
eISBN:
9780191724138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571346.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the different approaches to planning. It begins by examining three models of planning: comprehensive rationalism, mixed scanning, and incrementalism. Although none of these is ... More


Competency-based curriculum in epidemiology

Haroutune Armenian, Michael E. Thompson, and Jonathan Samet

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a competency-based approach to education in epidemiology. The approach matches the active and applied nature of epidemiology, whether in the research or practice setting. It can ... More


Maternal, neonatal, and child health

John Walley and Nancy Gerein

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: the burden of disease, historical development of maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) services; the MNCH package of interventions, the integrated ... More


Planning, implementing, and managing interventions

John Hubley, Sylvia Tilford, and John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Programme development and implementation is the biggest and most important part of a public health manager's job. This chapter discusses the following topics: the health programme planning process; ... More


The Total Process Planning (TPP) Framework

Denise Ong and Clive Blair-Stevens

in Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.003.10
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the Total Process Planning (TPP) framework; a simple but robust framework to support effective intervention planning, development, and delivery of interventions. It considers ... More


Cost-effectiveness studies

Judith Bosmans, Martijn Heymans, Maarten Hupperets, and Maurits van Tulder

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Next to preventing injuries, it is of increasing interest to have some idea on the cost aspects of injuries and the prevention thereof. What does an injury cost in terms of direct medical costs and ... More


Developing an Initial Statement of the Issue

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

An early step in an evidence-based process is to develop a concise statement of the issue being considered. A clear articulation of the problem at hand will enhance the likelihood that a systematic ... More


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