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  • Migration, transnationale Lebenswelten und Gesundheitby Katja Johanna Eichler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 41.56

    Die Studie gibt Einblick in die subjektiven Realitäten von zehn bildungserfolgreichen Frauen mit Migrationshintergrund und zeigt, dass deren transnationale Lebensbezüge positive Impulse für das Gesundheitshandeln geben. So verfügen sie z.B. über ein hohes gesundheitliches Sensibilisierungspotenzial und nutzen die Verbindung zum familiären Selbsthilfenetzwerk... more...

  • Social Determinants Approaches to Public Healthby E. Blas; J. Sommerfeld; A. Sivasankara Kurup

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 40.00

    The thirteen case studies contained in this publication were commissioned by the research node of the Knowledge Network on Priority Public Health Conditions (PPHC-KN) a WHO-based interdepartmental working group associated with the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health. The publication is a joint product of the Department of Ethics Equity... more...

  • Monitoring the Building Blocks of Health Systemsby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00

    When working with countries to measure and compare health systems functioning it is important to strike a good balance between avoiding blueprints that do not allow for country contexts and specificities while also encouraging a degree of standardization that enables comparisons within and between countries as well as over time. Standardized indicators... more...

  • Hazard Characterization for Pathogens in Food and Waterby World Health Organization; UNAIDS

    World Health Organization 2003; US$ 30.00

    Hazard characterization either as part of a microbiological risk assessment or as a stand-alone process describes the human adverse health effects that may result from ingestion of pathogenic microorganisms. Ideally it will include quantitative information in terms of a dose-response relation and the probability of adverse outcomes. This volume provides... more...

  • Deep Medicineby William Stewart; Angeles Arrien

    New Harbinger Publications 2009; US$ 21.95

    In Deep Medicine , surgeon and holistic health pioneer William Stewart explains the mind-body connection and shows readers how they can tap into the healing power of their inner wisdom to actualize their health goals. more...

  • Pharmaceutical Reformby Marc J. Roberts; Michael R. Reich

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 24.99

    This book applies an established analytical framework for health sector reform (Getting Health Reform Right, Oxford, 2004) to the performance problems of the pharmaceutical sector. The book is divided into three sections. The first section presents the basic ideas for analysis. It begins by insisting that reform start with a clear understanding of... more...

  • Issues In Public Healthby Fiona Sim; Martin McKee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 47.00

    This book discusses the core issues of modern public health, its themes, foundations and evolution and the impact of globalisation. more...

  • Public Health In Historyby Virginia Berridge; Martin Gorsky; Alex Mold

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 47.00

    Part of the Understanding Public Health series, this book offers a critical overview of public health in the 19th and 20th centuries as well as critical and long-term perspectives on current issues. more...

  • The Heart of Powerby David Blumenthal; James Morone

    University of California Press 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 36.00

    Even the most powerful men in the world are human?they get sick, take dubious drugs, drink too much, contemplate suicide, fret about ailing parents, and bury people they love. Young Richard Nixon watched two brothers die of tuberculosis, even while doctors monitored a suspicious shadow on his own lungs. John Kennedy received last rites four times as... more...

  • Real Collaborationby Mark L. Rosenberg; Elisabeth Hayes; Margaret McIntyre; Nancy Wall Neill

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Essential reading for those who work in global health, this practical handbook focuses on what might be the most important lesson of the last fifty years: that collaboration is the best way to make health resources count for disadvantaged people around the world. Designed as a learning resource to catalyze fresh thinking, Real Collaboration draws... more...