Essentials Of Global Community Health / Edition 1

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Overview

Feature **Cases will follow a standardized format to facilitate a comprehensive learning experience that will illustrate methods for integrating the concepts and their application.
**Objective questions and more challenging discussion questions will be included as part of the chapters on principles as well as the case studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763773298
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/14/2010
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 274
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication

The Essential Public Health Series

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

Preface

Prologue

Contributors

Section I Principles of Global Community Health 1

Chapter 1 Meaning and Definitions of Community Health 3

Chapter 2 Community Health Interventions: Planning and Methods 23

Chapter 3 Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC): History and Principles 45

Chapter 4 The Methodology of the Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Process 69

Chapter 5 Community-Oriented Public Health (COPH) 93

Chapter 6 Community Participation in Community Health Care 107

Chapter 7 Integration of Health Services in Community Health Care 123

Chapter 8 Epidemiology as a Tool for Community Health Care J. H. Abramson Abramson, J. H. 139

Section II Global Application of Community Health Care: Case Studies 147

Preface to Case Studies 149

Case Study 1 Developing Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) in Contemporary Rural South Africa: The Case of Stroke Kathleen Kahn Kahn, Kathleen 151

Case Study 2 Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) and Refugee Participation in a Humanitarian Crisis: The Chad Experience Camilo Valderrama Valderrama, Camilo 157

Case Study 3 Multisector and Coordinated Intervention to Reduce Child Trafficking in Benin, West Africa Emilie Kpadonou Kpadonou, Emilie 163

Case Study 4 Averting Childhood Deaths in Resource-Constrained Settings Through Engagement with the Community: An Example from Cambodia Melanie Morrow Morrow, Melanie 169

Case Study 5 Common Pathways: Worcester's Healthy Community Initiative Clara Savage Savage, Clara 175

Case Study 6 Parkland Health & Hospital System: Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) in Action Paul Boumbulian Boumbulian, Paul 181

Case Study 7 Preventing Diabetes in American Indians: Cherokee Choices Jeffrey J. Bachar Bachar, Jeffrey J. 187

Case Study 8 The Health Commons: An Expansion of the Community Health Center Concept in New Mexico Arthur Kaufman Kaufman, Arthur 193

Case Study 9 Addressing Health Disparities in Hispanic Elders in the United States: A Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Approach Jaime Gofin Gofin, Jaime 199

Case Study 10 A Community-Oriented Multisector Intervention to Improve Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reduce Violence in Moldova, Eastern Europe Elena Mereacre Mereacre, Elena 205

Case Study 11 Community-Oriented Public Health (COPH): The Case of Catalonia, Spain Angelina Gonzalez Gonzalez, Angelina 211

Case Study 12 Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC)---Atencion Primaria Orientada a la Comunidad (APOC)---and the Development of a Network of Community-Oriented Health Services: The Case of Catalonia, Spain Goncal Foz Foz, Goncal 217

Case Study 13 Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) in Maternal and Child Health in Jerusalem Rosa Gofin Gofin, Rosa 223

Case Study 14 A Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Program for the Control of Cardiovascular Risk Factors: The CHAD Program in Jerusalem Jaime Gofin Gofin, Jaime 229

Case Study 15 The Healthy Municipalities Movement in Nocaima, Cundinamarca, Colombia: Academia-Community Partnership in Action Ricardo Alvarado Alvarado, Ricardo 235

Case Study 16 Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) in the Integrated Healthcare System of Uruguay Irina Giacosa Giacosa, Irina 241

Glossary 249

Index 253

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