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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 104.00
Health diplomacy begins with a recognition that the most effective international health interventions are ethically carried out with sensitivity to historical, political, social, economic, and cultural differences. Health diplomacy focuses on the interplay of health assistance, economic inequities, and enlightened self-interests of nations. While encompassing... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 91.95 US$ 79.69
Achieving Cultural Competency: A Case-Based Approach to Training Health Professionals provides the necessary tools to meet the ever-growing need for culturally competent practitioners and trainees. Twenty-five self-study cases cover a variety of medical topics, including cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurology, oncology, hematology, immunology, and... more...
- World Health Organization 2012; US$ 24.00
This report summarizes the evidence on the social determinants of health in the urban context drawing on the findings of the global Commission on Social Determinants of Health and the European review of social determinants of health and the health divide. It also highlights how through its leadership local government can play a significant role in... more...
- NYU Press 2010; US$ 22.10
You see someone smoking a cigarette and say,?Smoking is bad for your health,? when what you mean is, ?You are a bad person because you smoke.? You encounter someone whose body size you deem excessive, and say, ?Obesity is bad for your health,? when what you mean is, ?You are lazy, unsightly, or weak of will.? You see a woman bottle-feeding an infant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95
The plethora of inquiry reports published in the fields of health and welfare in the 1990s covered the full range of user groups, individuals and institutions. What similarities or differences were there between these inquiries? How effective were they in bringing about change? Whose interest did they best serve? These are some of the questions ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95
Recognizing the significance of cultural aspects in the practice of medicine, this book places a strong emphasis on the social structure, customs, and history of the indigenous population and its ramifications on health care providers. The book also considers the econo-cultural influences on the way medicine is practiced. By including chapters that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Nursing has been described as the most ?natural? female occupation of all, embodying the so-called feminine ideals of tenderness and caring. Yet these ideals are juxtaposed with images of nurses as sex objects, or as ruthlessly efficient harridans. How have these very different images been constructed? And how do they relate to the reality of nursing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 113.95
Anthropological contributions to the study of infectious disease and to the study of actual infectious disease eradication programmes have rarely been collected in one volume. In the era of AIDS and the global resurgance of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria, there is widespread interest and concern about the cultural, ecological... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 14.99
Kompakt, praxisnah, lesbar und damit hilfreich, so sollte diese neue Reihe für Berufstätige an der Basis sein. Diese Bücher »Top im Gesundheitsjob« sind untereinander vernetzt. Gerne habe ich dafür auch diesen Titel zum Themenbereich »Kundenorientierung« - schrieben. Schon viele Jahre begleitet mich die Thematik und ich betrachtete die Umsetzungsmöglichkeiten... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
This updated second edition of At Risk in America provides a detailed analysis of those key population groups most vulnerable to disease and injury in the United States today-including homeless persons, refugees and immigrants, people living with AIDS, alcohol and substance abusers, high-risk mothers and infants, victims of family or other violence,... more...