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Accessing HealthcareResponding to diversity

Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Judith Healy and Martin McKee (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health care systems in developed countries must respond to diverse populations especially given increasing population movements. These groups make different claims upon the state and may have ... More

Achieving AccessProfessional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Joseph Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Why do resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health coverage and AIDS treatment after transitioning to democracy? At a time when the world’s wealthiest nations struggle ... More

Advancing the Human Right to Health

Advancing the Human Right to Health

José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the twenty-first century — achieving the human right to health as enshrined ... More

AIDS Between Science and Politics

AIDS Between Science and Politics

Peter Piot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book recounts the experiences of the founding executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) as he fought the disease from its earliest manifestations to today. It ... More

The AIDS ConspiracyScience Fights Back

The AIDS Conspiracy: Science Fights Back

Nicoli Nattrass

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149136
eISBN:
9780231520256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149136.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Since the early days of the AIDS epidemic, many bizarre and dangerous hypotheses have been advanced to explain the origins of the disease. This book explores the social and political factors ... More

The AIDS GenerationStories of Survival and Resilience

The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Perry N. Halkitis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews, the book ... More

AlcoholScience, Policy and Public Health

Alcohol: Science, Policy and Public Health

Peter Boyle, Paolo Boffetta, Albert B. Lowenfels, Harry Burns, Otis Brawley, Witold Zatonski, and Jürgen Rehm (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199655786
eISBN:
9780191757082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol has always been an issue in public health but it is currently assuming increasing importance as a cause of disease and premature death worldwide. This book provides an interdisciplinary ... More

Alcohol: No Ordinary CommodityResearch and Public Policy

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity: Research and Public Policy

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199551149
eISBN:
9780191720642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551149.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity - Research and Public Policy Second Edition is a collaborative effort by an international group of addiction scientists to improve the linkages between ... More

Another Person's PoisonA History of Food Allergy

Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy

Matthew Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164849
eISBN:
9780231539197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164849.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book assesses the political, economic, cultural, and health factors that relate to food allergies. It surveys the history of food allergies from ancient times to the present and provides a clear ... More

Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The options in antenatal and neonatal care are legion. Preferences still tend to be subjective. In spite of much publicity that has raised public expectation, an up-to-date thorough evaluation of ... More

Anthropology and Public HealthBridging Differences in Culture and Society

Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Robert A Hahn and Marcia Inborn (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book examines the critical role of anthropology in four crucial public health domains: (1) anthropological understandings of public health problems such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, and diabetes; (2) ... More

Applied EpidemiologyTheory to practice

Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Ross C. Brownson and Diana B. Petitti (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book focuses on areas of public health practice in which the systematic application of epidemiologic methods can have a large and positive impact. It describes how best to apply traditional ... More

Applied Longitudinal Data AnalysisModeling Change and Event Occurrence

Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis: Modeling Change and Event Occurrence

Judith D. Singer and John B. Willett

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195152968
eISBN:
9780199864980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Change is constant in everyday life. Infants crawl and then walk, children learn to read and write, teenagers mature in myriad ways, and the elderly become frail and forgetful. Beyond these natural ... More

Artificial Chemistries

Artificial Chemistries

Wolfgang Banzhaf and Lidia Yamamoto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029438
eISBN:
9780262329460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029438.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The field of Artificial Life (ALife) is now firmly established in the scientific world, but it has yet to achieve one of its original goals: an understanding of the emergence of life on Earth. The ... More

Asbestos and Its Diseases

Asbestos and Its Diseases

John E. Craighead and Allen R. Gibbs (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although asbestos was once considered a miracle mineral, today even the word itself has ominous implications for all strata of our society. Incorporated in the past into over 3,000 different ... More

Basic Environmental Health

Basic Environmental Health

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee Guidotti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book draws from the social sciences, the natural sciences, and the health sciences to introduce the principles and methods applied in environmental health. It presents an overview of the basic ... More

Between Families and FrankensteinThe Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Between Families and Frankenstein: The Politics of Egg Donation in the United States

Erin Heidt-Forsythe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298187
eISBN:
9780520970434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298187.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this book, I undertake the first comprehensive theoretical and empirical analysis of the politics of the “wild west” of egg donation in the United States. If egg donation is so publicly ... More

The Big SqueezeA Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

The Big Squeeze: A Social and Political History of the Controversial Mammogram

Handel Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450938
eISBN:
9780801466007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450938.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In 2009, an influential panel of medical experts ignited a controversy when they recommended that most women should not begin routine mammograms to screen for breast cancer until the age of fifty, ... More

A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195141566
eISBN:
9780199872145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141566.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Environmental chemical hazards are a highly contentious topic in modern life. Nearly every nation on earth has faced its own environmental crises, and also shares perspectives on the possibility of ... More

BSE: risk, science and governance

BSE: risk, science and governance

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents a systematic analysis of how BSE policy was made in the UK and EU, 1986%#x2013;2004. The main focus is on the role of scientific expertise, advice, and evidence in policy-making ... More

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