Health and Development: Toward a Matrix Approach

Health and Development: Toward a Matrix Approach

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Health and Development: Toward a Matrix Approach

There is growing awareness of the relationship between health and development. Is good health a consequence or a pre-requisite of country development? How does the long term impact of different diseases affect economic development? This book provides readers with a closer understanding of the role of international organizations in the health arena.

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ISBN-13: 9781403947376
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/18/2008
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents List of Tables List of Abbreviations Contributors' Biographies Preface; L. Brilliant and H. Rosling Introduction: Toward a Matrix Approach; A. Gatti and A. Boggio PART I: THE GLOBAL HEALTH ARENA Global Health: Getting it Right; L. Garrett and K. Schneider The World Health Organization and its Role in Health and Development; R. Koskenmaki, E. Granziera and G. L. Burci Beyond the Matrix: Thinking Three-dimensionally About Social Determinants of Health; T. Schrecker and R. Labonté Research and Innovation in Health and Development; S. A. Matlin PART II: HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCES Health and Evolution; F. C. Sforza Health and Development: An Economic Perspective; D. Evans Health, Development, and Human Rights; S. Marks Health and Development: An Ethics Perspective; A. Boggio PART III: GLOBAL HEALTH AND VULNERABILITY Health and Development: The Role of International Organizations in Population Ageing; C. Phillipson, C. Estes and E. Portacolone Child Health and Development; L. Richter and C. Desmond Women Health and Development; L. Manderson PART IV: THE INTERRELATION BETWEEN SPECIFIC DISEASE AND DEVELOPMENT Long Term Impacts of Leading Chronic Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries:A Comparative Analysis; D. Stuckler and D. Yach Strategies for Financing Universal Access to Health Care and Prevention: Lessons Learned and Perspective for the 21st Century; S. Spinaci and V. Crowel HIV Epidemic and Response: Social, Economic and Development Impact; K. A. Kutch, D. Yu and Y. Souteyrand Global TB Control: Persisting Problems, Shifting Solutions; M. W. Uplekar and M. C. Raviglione

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