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WHO expert committees and key concepts for drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, 1949–2013

Suzanne Taylor, Virginia Berridge, and Alex Mold

in Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its expert committees in disseminating concepts around addiction in relation to illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco from 1949 ... More


Regionalization in the World Health Organization: Locking in a Pan-American Head Start

Tine Hanrieder

in Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779629
eISBN:
9780191824678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779629.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter discusses the sequence of events that locked in the regionalized design of the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO was not built from scratch, but had to integrate pre-existing ... More


Health and disease

Stephen Emerson and Hussein Solomon

in African security in the twenty-first century: Challenges and opportunities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122735
eISBN:
9781526136190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122735.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

More often viewed as a developmental or a humanitarian challenge rather than a security challenge, addressing the vast array of African public health problems has increasingly come to be seen as a ... More


Biocultural Influences of Total versus Exclusive Breastfeeding: Stable Isotope Evidence of European and Asian Trends for the Last 10,000 Years

Jessica Pearson

in Children and Childhood in Bioarchaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056807
eISBN:
9780813053653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056807.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 2, Pearson uses stable isotope data from Europe and Asia to construct breastfeeding and weaning trends of the past 10,000 years. Human breastfeeding is a complex process that is ... More


Historical Institutionalism and International Relations: Explaining Institutional Development in World Politics

Thomas Rixen, Lora Anne Viola, and Michael Zürn (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779629
eISBN:
9780191824678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779629.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The observation that the international institutional order has proven highly resilient in the face of exogenous shocks, while at the same time undergoing significant changes, has focused scholarly ... More


Research Design, Scoping Tools, and Preview

Kathleen M. Araújo

in Low Carbon Energy Transitions: Turning Points in National Policy and Innovation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199362554
eISBN:
9780197562901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362554.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

This chapter outlines the design of the current study. It discusses my underlying logic for scoping energy system change with theory-building in the form of (1) a framework on intervention that ... More


2020—Going Viral

Jussi M. Hanhimäki

in Pax Transatlantica: America and Europe in the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190922160
eISBN:
9780197516690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922160.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

The rapid spread of Covid-19 transformed lives all across the world, causing restrictions on individual liberties and cross-border movements. Transatlantic travel came to a virtual halt in the spring ... More


The development of ultrasound in otorhinolaryngology

Pernilla Sahlstrand Johnson and Magnus Jannert

in Ultrasound in Clinical Diagnosis: From pioneering developments in Lund to global application in medicine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199602070
eISBN:
9780191918056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199602070.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, History of Medicine

The use of ultrasound in the field of otorhinolaryngology goes back almost 40 years. Ultrasonography with simple A-mode has proved to be successful for identifying diseased maxillary and frontal ... More


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