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Global Epidemiological Surveillance: International Cooperation to Monitor Infectious Diseases

Mark W. Zacher

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In a world that increasingly resembles a global village, a new context of global health interdependence is emerging. Control of infectious diseases can be considered a global public good, but can the ... More


Noncommunicable Diseases

Ramla Benmaamar, Madeleine Smith, and Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social justice impacts on the occurrence, the severity, and the mortality due to noncommunicable diseases. Four noncommunicable diseases account for almost two-thirds of all deaths globally: ... More


Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and Disease

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Taking a population and global perspective, this chapter examines a range of morbidity and mortality patterns over the life course—from infants to elderly populations—and health concerns that are ... More


The Partnership for Healthy Cities: Activating Urban Governments as Engines of Public Health Practice

Ariella Rojhani, Charity Hung, Sally Chew, Christina Honeysett, Sandra Mullin, and Adam Karpati

in Urban Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190915858
eISBN:
9780190915889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915858.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Partnership for Healthy Cities is a global network of cities that is committed to reducing morbidity and mortality from noncommunicable diseases among their populations. Funded by Bloomberg ... More


Mental Health and Mortality

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0038
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter details how efforts to promote health continually deprioritize mental health. There are many reasons for this, starting with the historical stigma around mental illness and continuing ... More


Case Studies and Caveats

Jonathan H. Marks

in The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190907082
eISBN:
9780190907112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907082.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter outlines several partnership case studies involving the food and beverage sector, especially soda companies. These case studies are drawn from the United States, Britain, and India. The ... More


Introduction and Historical Background

Mac Marshall

in Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter asserts that the main causes of death for Pacific Islanders today are from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as coronary heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic ... More


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