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Strengthening public health for the new era

Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita

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/9780199236626.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the state of global public health and suggests the way forward for improving the practice of global public health. It begins by reviewing the main themes from the earlier ... More


Putting the public into public health: towards a more people-centred approach

Sarah B Macfarlane and Alec Irwin

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/9780199236626.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that the public, as members of communities or as employees of multidisciplinary public health organizations, should drive the public health agenda. Public health practitioners, ... More


Ethical issues

Daniel Wikler and Richard Cash

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/9780199236626.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Ethical dilemmas arise at almost every turn in the practice of global public health. For instance practitioners who would save lives through public health measures must decide which lives to save; ... More


When collaborative governance scales up: lessons from global public health about compound collaboration

Chris Ansell

Chris Ansell and Jacob Torfing (eds)

in How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340553
eISBN:
9781447340591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340553.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Global diseases require collaboration at multiple scales – from local to global. This article examines the experience of three international global public health partnerships – UNAIDS, the Stop TB ... More


Introduction

Mark Davis and Davina Lohm

in Pandemics, Publics, and Narrative

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190683764
eISBN:
9780190683795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683764.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter sets the scene for the book by introducing the significance of narrative and its mediations for the experience of a global public health emergency. It provides some necessary detail on ... More


Accountability in Global Governance: Pluralist Accountability in Global Governance

Gisela Hirschmann

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861249
eISBN:
9780191893322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861249.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can international organizations (IOs) like the United Nations (UN) and their implementing partners be held accountable if their actions and policies violate fundamental human rights? Political ... More


The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More


Conclusion: Breaking the Spell of Scarcity

Luke Messac

in No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The conclusion begins with a personal story from the author, whose life was saved after his heart stopped as a child. Later, as a young man, he saw a young girl in Rwanda die of tuberculosis. Her ... More


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