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Community-Based Health Interventions:: Past, Present, and Future

Leah H. Ansell

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A critical analysis of past community-based interventions is integral to the design of more effective interventions in the future. The chapter begins with a discussion of the definition of community ... More


Planning, implementing, and managing interventions

John Hubley, Sylvia Tilford, and John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Programme development and implementation is the biggest and most important part of a public health manager's job. This chapter discusses the following topics: the health programme planning process; ... More


Health promotion

John Hubley and Sylvia Tilford

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: health promotion, components of health promotion interventions, the planning process for health promotion, the stages of developing and implementing ... More


The Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs in the United States and Public Health Law and Policy

Patricia Thompson-Reid and Kristina L. Ernst

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs (DPCPs) in the United States. A major focus of the DPCPs is the development of strategic partners for achieving program goals. The ... More


Labor Instability and Community Mental Health: The Work of Pharmaceuticals in Santiago, Chile

Clara Han

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the local destiny of Chile's national program for depression was forged through pharmaceuticals. How and when women use antidepressants reflect both their practical ... More


Public health interventions

John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.02
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: levels of disease prevention, public health programmes, intervention strategies, delivery strategies, public health and essential clinical interventions, ... More


“One Man Can”: A Women’s Rights and Masculinities-Focused Gender-Transformative HIV and Antiviolence Program in South Africa

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 4 draws on qualitative interview data derived from a research collaboration between UCSF, the University of Cape Town, and Sonke Gender Justice, a non-governmental organization in South ... More


Theory-driven evaluation of public health programmes

Ray Pawson and Sanjeev Sridharan

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an introduction to the use of theory-driven approaches in the evaluation of public health programmes. It commences with some core ideas and principles, and then sets out the ... More


Non-communicable diseases

Kamran Siddiqi

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.15
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

International agencies have been warning against the recent global rise in non-communicable diseases. This is considered as a major threat to future development and efforts to reduce world poverty. ... More


Choosing the best public health interventions

John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how to review health services and programmes in order to understand the existing situation and analyze problems. It then discusses how to review and choose ... More


A History of the Movement to Address Health Disparities

Jade L. Dell and Steven Whitman

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with a review of health disparities in the time of slavery and during the Reconstruction era, the desegregation of health care, and federal health programs and policies. It then ... More


Understanding and Applying Analytic Tools

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes several useful tools for evidence-based public health practice. The chapter has five main parts. First, it describes some context and processes for developing systematic ... More


The development of a diabetes prevention programme for a South Asian population: translating evidence and theory into practice

Kamlesh Khunti, Thomas Yates, Jacqui Troughton, Margaret Stone,, and Melanie Davies

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a transferable framework for developing a structured education programme aimed at preventing type 2 diabetes in people of South Asian ethnic origin. It shows that there is a ... More


National Diabetes Education Program and the Role of Partnership in the Prevention and Management of Diabetes

Jane Kelly, Joanne M. Gallivan, and Charles M. Clark

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). The NDEP was initiated in 1997 to translate the science of diabetes control and prevention into messages that would improve ... More


Pediatric Asthma in Black and Latino Chicago Communities:: Local Level Data Drives Response

Helen Margellos-Anast and Melissa A. Gutierrez

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by the swelling and narrowing of the lung airways. Although asthma can be a detrimental disease if not managed properly, it can be controlled via ... More


Equity and efficiency in public health: the contribution of health economics

Stephen Morris, David Parkin, and Nancy Devlin

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.09
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health economics has been defined as ‘the application of economic theory, models and empirical techniques to the analysis of decision making by individuals, health care providers and governments with ... More


Oral Health

Myron Allukian and Alice M. Horowitz

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the impact of social injustice on oral health. It defines oral health and describes the oral disease epidemic. A box in the chapter describes social inequalities in oral health ... More


Working Together to Live Tobacco-Free:: Community-Based Smoking Cessation in North Lawndale

Joseph F. West and Charlene J. Gamboa

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

North Lawndale in the city of Chicago is a community that is predominantly Black, poor, and dilapidated. Smoking is a pervasive public health issue for North Lawndale compounded by the deeply rooted ... More


Assessing Scientific Evidence for Public Health Action

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie, and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195397895
eISBN:
9780199827183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In most areas of public health and clinical practice, decisions on when to intervene and which program or policy to implement are not simple and straightforward. These decisions are often based on ... More


Improving population health through area-based social interventions: generating evidence in a complex world

Steven Cummins

in Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199563623
eISBN:
9780191722554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.003.018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Targeted interventions to improve population health have long been a feature of public health practice in high-income nations. Area-based interventions focused on improving the health of deprived ... More


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