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Setting the Stage

K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introductory chapter describes the approach and methodology adopted in this volume, and provides the background in which population issues, sexual and reproductive health and choice are ... More


Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, P M Kulkarni, K G Santhya, and Firoza Mehrotra

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

India has expressed its commitment to ensuringa healthy, educated, skilled, and employed population through a large number of policies and programmes. Additionally, legislative measures in the area ... More


Moving Forward

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy, K.G. Santhya, P.M. Kulkarni, and Firoza Mehrotra

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter presents recommendations emerging from previous chaptersin four specific areas: sexual and reproductive health, young people’s health and development, women’s empowerment and gender ... More


The United Nations Population Fund: An Evolving Human Rights Mission and Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights

Emilie Filmer-Wilson and Luis Mora

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter analyzes UNFPA’s evolving human rights approach to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, of which the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) ... More


Parent–Child Communication and Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters1

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on data from in-depth interviews with parents of adolescents and youth, part of a sub-national study of youth in India, this chapter explores the quality of parent-child communication and the ... More


Uganda

Robert B. Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

in Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes and analyzes how religion affects the provision and consumption of health services in Uganda. This is addressed by examining the political, economic, health, and religious ... More


Ethiopia

Robert B. Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

in Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on religion and health in Ethiopia. The two basic questions motivating this study are answered through the research of this chapter: “What is the role of religion in the Social ... More


Mozambique

Robert B. Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

in Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines religion and health care in Mozambique. The two basic questions are (1) “How does religion factor into the Social Determinants of Health?”; and (2) “What is its connection to ... More


What have we learned?

Robert B. Lloyd, Melissa Haussman, and Patrick James

in Religion and Health Care in East Africa: Lessons from Uganda, Mozambique and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447337874
eISBN:
9781447336280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337874.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter summarizes our findings about the roles of national health systems and ngo’s as well as the international ones in addressing health concerns in the three countries under study. Since many ... More


The gendered face of global health

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/9780198835356.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Globalization’s misallocation of opportunities and risks applies not only between countries, but within them. One of those that stand out applies to women and girls. There are gendered health ... More


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