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An Introduction to Global Health DeliveryPractice, Equity, Human Rights

An Introduction to Global Health Delivery: Practice, Equity, Human Rights

Joia Mukherjee

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197607251
eISBN:
9780197607282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607251.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

What has called so many young people to the field of global health is the passion to be a force for change, to work on the positive side of globalization, and to be part of a movement for human ... More

Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People's Health

Ecosocial Theory, Embodied Truths, and the People's Health

Nancy Krieger

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197510728
eISBN:
9780197510759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510728.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book employs the ecosocial theory of disease distribution to combine critical political and economic analysis with a deep engagement with biology, in societal, ecological, and historical ... More

Everybody's WarThe Politics of Aid in the Syria Crisis

Everybody's War: The Politics of Aid in the Syria Crisis

Jehan Bseiso, Michiel Hofman, and Jonathan Whittall (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197514641
eISBN:
9780197514672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197514641.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores the history of health care in postcolonial state-making and the fragmentation of the health system in Syria during the conflict. It analyzes the role of international humanitarian ... More

Pornography and Public Health

Pornography and Public Health

Emily F. Rothman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190075477
eISBN:
9780190075507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Pornography and Public Health explores the scientific evidence that helps answer the question: “Is sexually explicit media causing epidemic harm to human health?” It situates this question in the ... More

Uncertainty in MedicineA Framework for Tolerance

Uncertainty in Medicine: A Framework for Tolerance

Paul K.J. Han

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190270582
eISBN:
9780190270612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270582.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers a multidimensional, multidisciplinary perspective on the challenging problem of uncertainty in medicine. Adopting a textbook approach to the problem, it analyzes the nature, ... More

Ethics and Epidemiology

Ethics and Epidemiology

Steven S. Coughlin and Angus Dawson (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197587058
eISBN:
9780197587089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197587058.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This book will be of interest to public health professionals from various public health disciplines, bioethicists, legal scholars, and members of nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and ... More

Positive MedicineDisrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

David Beaumont

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Doctors are still trained to practise to a deficit model of medicine. This book proposes an abundance model that takes the best of health and wellbeing practices, and considers all four aspects of ... More

Training for Community HealthBridging the global health care gap

Training for Community Health: Bridging the global health care gap

Anne Geniets, James O'Donovan, Niall Winters, and Laura Hakimi (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198866244
eISBN:
9780191898471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866244.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Training and supervision have been cited as integral aspects to well-functioning community health worker (CHW) programmes. However, to date no books have focused on addressing this specific topic. ... More

Denying to the GraveWhy We Ignore the Science That Will Save Us, Revised and Updated Edition

Denying to the Grave: Why We Ignore the Science That Will Save Us, Revised and Updated Edition

Sara E. Gorman and Jack M. Gorman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197547458
eISBN:
9780197547489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores the many reasons why people refuse to acknowledge scientific evidence when making health decisions, looking at key drivers of science denial. It examines the psychology and ... More

Building a High-Value Health System

Building a High-Value Health System

Rifat Atun and Gordon Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197528549
eISBN:
9780197528570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528549.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Building a High-Value Health System presents a practical, general approach to designing a health system that provides comprehensive, effective, and affordable healthcare for nations across the globe. ... More

The Right PriceA Value-Based Prescription for Drug Costs

The Right Price: A Value-Based Prescription for Drug Costs

Peter J. Neumann, Joshua T. Cohen, and Daniel A. Ollendorf

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197512883
eISBN:
9780197512913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197512883.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

New medications can provide substantial benefits, but high prescription drug prices have led to calls to contain costs. Even after accounting for discounts and rebates, average prices of leading ... More

The Great Health DilemmaIs Prevention Better than Cure?

The Great Health Dilemma: Is Prevention Better than Cure?

Christopher Dye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198853824
eISBN:
9780191888205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853824.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The proverbial benefits of prevention over cure are self-evident—and yet we are reluctant to invest in staying healthy. Resolution of this age-old dilemma begins with a timeless truth: the benefits ... More

Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Increase your Brainability—and Reduce your Risk of Dementia

Charles Alessi, Larry W. Chambers, and Muir Gray

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198860341
eISBN:
9780191892516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860341.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Our experience is that many people including many members of the medical profession are confused about what happens to our brains and minds as we live longer. Consistently, they overestimate the ... More

Digital HealthUnderstanding the Benefit-Risk Patient-Provider Framework

Digital Health: Understanding the Benefit-Risk Patient-Provider Framework

Eric D. Perakslis and Martin Stanley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197503133
eISBN:
9780197503171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503133.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Digital health has been touted as a true transformation of health care, but all medical interventions have associated risks that must be understood and quantified. The Internet has brought many ... More

At What CostModern Capitalism and the Future of Health

At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health

Nicholas Freudenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190078621
eISBN:
9780197576144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078621.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Every day people decide what to eat, how to educate their children, where to find health care, and how to connect to others. For many, freely choosing a lifestyle defines the American dream. But in ... More

Closing Death's DoorLegal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Closing Death's Door: Legal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Michael J. Saks and Stephan Landsman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190667986
eISBN:
9780197519974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190667986.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Closing Death’s Door explores innovative legal strategies to address the challenge of medical error. In the United States today, several hundred thousand patients die in hospitals each year because ... More

Community ResilienceEquitable Practices for an Uncertain Future

Community Resilience: Equitable Practices for an Uncertain Future

Alonzo L. Plough

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197559383
eISBN:
9780197559413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197559383.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Community Resilience: Equitable Practices for an Uncertain Future presents rich research findings, enlivened by stories of lived experience, to reflect on the forces that nurture resilience and ... More

Ungoverned and Out of SightPublic Health and the Political Crisis of Homelessness in the United States

Ungoverned and Out of Sight: Public Health and the Political Crisis of Homelessness in the United States

Charley E. Willison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548325
eISBN:
9780197548356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548325.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Homelessness is a public health problem. Millions of Americans experience homelessness each year, more than the number of Americans that suffer from opioid use disorders annually. Homelessness is ... More

Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Sally Davies and Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book outlines why health, individually and collectively, is the greatest untapped opportunity for prosperity and happiness in the 21st century and introduces the concept of total health as a ... More

Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of ProgressInsights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of Progress: Insights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Alonzo L. Plough (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The world is currently in the midst of unprecedented challenges—from the impacts of climate change and the humanitarian crisis of forced migration, to the rise of nationalism and epidemic growth of ... More

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