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2.5 Food and nutrition Prakash S. Shetty Introduction Intrauterine growth retardation and low birth weight Protein–energy malnutrition Diarrhoeal disease and malnutrition Assessment of undernutrition in children in the community Cognitive and mental development and malnutrition Iron deficiency Iodine deficiency Vitamin A deficiency Adult undernutrition Diet and chronic non-communicable diseases Diet and cardiovascular diseases Coronary heart […]
2.6 Infectious agents David Heymann The infectious disease situation at the end of the twentieth century Introduction Emerging and re-emerging infections Mortality in endemic infectious diseases Disability in endemic infectious diseases Infectious diseases and cancer Causes and consequences of emergence, re-emergence, and spread of infectious diseases Climate and environmental changes Health impact of El Niño […]
2.4 Human and medical genetics Friedrich Vogel and Arno G. Motulsky Recent developments in human and medical genetics Human genetics and disease Chromosomal diseases Trisomies Public health policy considerations regarding amniocentesis Other chromosomal anomalies Monogenic diseases Non-Mendelian mechanisms Mutations and hereditary diseases Frequencies of hereditary diseases Complex multifactorial anomalies and diseases Birth defects Common chronic […]
2.1 Overview and framework Robert Beaglehole Introduction The public health context Models of the determinants of health Global and local determinants of health The determinants of health and disease Hereditary determinants Socio-economic determinants Lifestyles and other behavioural determinants Gender-related determinants Cultural determinants Political determinants Conclusion Chapter References Introduction This chapter begins by providing an overview […]
1.4 Countries in economic transition: the history and development of public health in China and Korea
1.4 Countries in economic transition: the history and development of public health in China and Korea Don Kyoun Kim and Shun-Zhang Yu Public health in China Public health in Korea Improved national health in Korea Determinants of health in Korea Spectrum of diseases in Korea Trends in health policy in Korea Organization of public health […]