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Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Amanda Killoran and Mike P. Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Evidence-Based Public Health: Effectiveness and Efficiency continues the themes raised in Public Health Evidence: tackling health inequalities. Written by the same team, this book is a ... More


Fat Economics: Nutrition, Health, and Economic Policy

Mario Mazzocchi, W. Bruce Traill, and Jason F. Shogren

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213856
eISBN:
9780191695902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213856.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The obesity epidemic and the growing debate about what, if any, public health policy should be adopted is the subject of endless debates within the media and in governments around the world. Whilst ... More


Policy and evidence-based public health

Catherine Law

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The use of research evidence in public health policy poses many challenges. This chapter introduces these challenges, drawing on examples from international, national, and local policy-making. It ... More


The policy arena

Thomas Babor, Harold Holder, Raul Caetano, Ross Homel, Sally Casswell, Michael Livingston, Griffith Edwards, Esa Österberg, Norman Giesbrecht, Jürgen Rehm, Kathryn Graham, Robin Room, Joel Grube, Ingeborg Rossow, and Linda Hill

in Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a comprehensive framework to understand the alcohol policymaking process and how it can serve the interests of public health and social welfare. It describes the major players ... More


The public health system in England

David J. Hunter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424631
eISBN:
9781447303978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424631.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health systems everywhere are experiencing rapid change in response to new threats to health, including from lifestyle diseases, risks of pandemic flu, and the global effects of climate change, but ... More


The Institutionalization of Community Action in Public Health *

Mark Wolfson and Maria Parries

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of community action in public health. To say that some kind of activity is “institutionalized” means that it has become “routine,” a relatively stable ... More


Introduction

Robert A. Hahn and Marcia C. Inhorn

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter describes the book's four sections: 1) Anthropological understandings of public health problems, 2) Anthropological design of public health interventions, 3) Anthropological ... More


Evidence for Population Health

Richard Heller

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book aims to show the value of developing and applying an evidence base to public health. The application of evidence to clinical practice is well established, and the field of evidence-based ... More


Public health in Sweden: facts, visions, and lessons

Stig Wall, Gudrun Persson, and Lars Weinehall

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/9780199236626.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the Swedish public health scene from three perspectives, each of which involves different actors: public health policy, public health reporting, and public health research. ... More


Emerging Issues in Evidence-Based Public Health

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/9780195397895.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter briefly describes several emerging issues in public health that influence the body of available evidence and how the evidence is applied across various settings. While these examples are ... More


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