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Strengthening public health for the new era

Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the state of global public health and suggests the way forward for improving the practice of global public health. It begins by reviewing the main themes from the earlier ... More


Challenges that terrorism poses to public health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes challenges that terrorism poses to public health. It defines terrorism as “politically motivated violence or the threat of violence, especially against civilians, with the ... More


Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

Donna Dickenson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159753
eISBN:
9780231534413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159753.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Personalized healthcare—or what this book calls “Me Medicine”—is radically transforming the US’s longstanding “one-size-fits-all” model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer genetic testing, ... More


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