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Industrial epidemics and inequalities: The commercial sector as a structural driver of inequalities in non-communicable diseases

Jeff Collin and Sarah E. Hill

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

After charting the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the global burden of disease and health inequalities, this chapter outlines the role of unhealthy commodity industries as structural ... More


Reflections on the UK legacy of health inequities research, from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)

Johanna Hanefeld

in Health Inequalities: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198703358
eISBN:
9780191772603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703358.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reflects health inequities from the perspective of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). It highlights the difficulties facing those working with extremely limited (often unstable) ... More


Medicine, ageing and healthcare

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter is about secondary level prevention: that is, the restoration of health and alleviation of illness symptoms. It is argued that it is at the level that there is greatest commercial ... More


The global diffusion of non-communicable diseases

Ronald Labonté and Arne Ruckert

in Health Equity in a Globalizing Era: Past Challenges, Future Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198835356
eISBN:
9780191872952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835356.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Notwithstanding the threat of infectious pandemics, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are now the leading cause of preventable mortality and morbidity in all regions of the world except Africa. The ... More


Case Studies and Caveats

Jonathan H. Marks

in The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190907082
eISBN:
9780190907112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907082.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter outlines several partnership case studies involving the food and beverage sector, especially soda companies. These case studies are drawn from the United States, Britain, and India. The ... More


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