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Human Rights and Non-Communicable Diseases: Controlling Tobacco and Promoting Healthy Diets

Brigit Toebes and David Patterson

in Foundations of Global Health & Human Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197528297
eISBN:
9780197528334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528297.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores how human rights norms, principles, and mechanisms can be applied to non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are now responsible for the vast majority of disease and death ... 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


The commercial drivers of health

Davies and

in Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores how the food, alcohol, and tobacco industries serve as commercial drivers for ill health, and describes examples of legislation aimed at shifting the dial towards better ... More


At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Nicholas Freudenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Every day people decide what to eat, how to educate their children, where to find health care, and how to connect to others. For many, freely choosing a lifestyle defines the American dream. But in ... More


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