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Rural health and hygiene. Rural health services

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  • Healthy Villagesby G. Howard

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 19.80

    Health is determined by many factors, including income, environmental conditions - such as access to adequate sanitation and safe water supplies - individual behaviour, and health services. More than half of the world's population lives in villages and rural areas and most of those without access to safe water sources or basic sanitation are rural... more...

  • Rural Women's Healthby Raymond T. Coward; Lisa A. Davis; Carol H. Gold; Helen Smiciklas-Wright; Luanne E. Thorndyke; Fred W. Vondracek

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 89.00

    Rural Women's Health encompasses the breadth and depth of the unique physical and psychological needs facing rural women throughout the United States and Canada, and identifies positive interventions and outcomes. Raymond T. Coward, founding editor of The Journal of Rural Health , along with five leading practitioners and researchers with contributions... more...

  • Rural Caregiving in the United Statesby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 149.00

    Covering a range of issues unique to rural care provision, from training to policy and advocacy, this work identifies specific needs for development and examines both the positive effects of close-knit families and the issue of access to professional support. more...

  • Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Bangladeshby Sameh El-Saharty; Karar Zunaid Ahsan; Tarcey L. P. Koehlmoos

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Bangladesh is undergoing a double transition—demographic and epidemiological. Increasing life expectancy and declining fertility entail a demographic transition fueling a shift in the disease burden toward noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Yet due to absence of a robust routine health information system in the country, it is hard to accurately... more...

  • Nursing Rural Americaby John Kirchgessner; Arlene Keeling

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 60.00

    "Each chapter depicts nurses facing and overcoming a multitude of challenges as they addressed the medical needs of rural Americans. Because of their spirit of acceptance and community cooperation, their outcomes were remarkable: fully immunized communities, a decrease in mortality rates, statewide health policy implementation, and growth in community... more...

  • Female Genital Cutting, Women's Health, and Developmentby Khama Rogo

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    This strategy paper provides a comprehensive understanding of the issue of female genital mutilation/cutting—scope,challenges, opportunities, best practices, and how communities, development agencies, and national governments can work together to eliminate the practices on the ground. The World Bank is committed to assisting governments in ending... more...