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A Human Rights-Based Approach to Health Indicators

Paul Hunt and Gillian MacNaughton

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in Action

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217908
eISBN:
9780191705380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217908.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In 1993, the World Conference on Human Rights urged the examination of ‘a system of indicators to measure progress in the realization [of ESC rights]’ because the use of specific human rights ... More


Nutrition and child health outcomes in developing countries

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the role of socio-economic, nutritional, and environmental factors on indicators of child health such as height, weight, and sicknesses. The approaches used in the biomedical ... More


Measuring Health and Disease in Populations (II)

T. Kue Young

in Population Health: Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195158540
eISBN:
9780199864379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter distinguishes health indicators from indices with examples; evaluates different sources of health data; outlines the construction of summary measures of population health; discusses how ... More


Child health and cognitive development in developing countries

Alok Bhargava

in Food, Economics, and Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199269143
eISBN:
9780191710117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter extends the framework developed in Chapter 3 for the analysis of health indicators (height, weight, and morbidity) to children's psychological indicators such as scores on cognitive ... More


Population Health: Concepts and Methods

T. Kue Young

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195158540
eISBN:
9780199864379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158540.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book focuses on the key concepts and methods of “population health”, which is the study of the health status and health determinants of populations, and the policy development, research agenda, ... More


Comparison of outcomes by country

Derek Birrell

in The impact of devolution on social policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422255
eISBN:
9781447303862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422255.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines some of the available evidence for comparing social need and the outcome of provision and expenditure since devolution. Five different types of comparative evidence are explored ... More


Socioeconomic circumstances in Europe and North America among school-aged children

Candace Currie

in Child well-being, child poverty and child policy in modern nations (Revised 2nd Edition): What do we know?

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342539
eISBN:
9781447301738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342539.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the socioeconomic circumstances among school-aged children in both North America and Europe. The conceptual framework that is used in this chapter has conceptualised economic ... More


Health Indicators in the Indian States

Arvind Panagariya, Pinaki Chakraborty, and M. Govinda Rao

in State Level Reforms, Growth, and Development in Indian States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199367863
eISBN:
9780199367887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the progress in improving health outcomes in Indian states. It shows that all states in India have made substantial progress in improving the vital health statistics such as ... More


Testing the Change, Improving the Plan

Rifat Atun

in Building a High-Value Health System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197528549
eISBN:
9780197528570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528549.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 6 introduces the students to a proprietary framework and tools to test, refine, and prepare each student’s system improvement plan (SIP) for implementation. The students revisit their country ... More


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