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7.9 Public health sciences and policy in developing countries

7.9 Public health sciences and policy in developing countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.9 Public health sciences and policy in developing countries Prayura Kunasol, Khanchit Limpakarnjanarat, and Prasert Thongcharoen Introduction Public health policy developed in response to immediate health problems Policies developed from existing knowledge recommended by international organizations Poliomyelitis eradication programme The WHO […]

7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries

7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 7.8 Problems, politics, and processes: public health sciences and policy in developed countries Peter Davis Translating knowledge into action Science and policy The role of the public sector The case of public health Articulating a framework Defining […]

6.9 Community-based intervention trials in developing countries

6.9 Community-based intervention trials in developing countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 6.9 Community-based intervention trials in developing countries Zunyou Wu Introduction Design Selection of study sites Qualitative study of communities Community consultation Sample size The control group Randomization and matching Cohort versus repeated cross-sectional samples Intervention activities Types of intervention Intensity of intervention Sustainability […]

6.8 Community-based intervention trials in developed countries

6.8 Community-based intervention trials in developed countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 6.8 Community-based intervention trials in developed countries H. Hoffmeister and G. B. M. Mensink Health promotion of large populations Strategies to enhance the population’s health Determining the impact of community intervention Rationale of community intervention trials Objectives of community intervention trials Improvement of […]

5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries*

5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries* Oxford Textbook of Public Health 5.2 Information systems and community diagnosis in developing countries* Chitr Sitthi-Amorn Outline Introduction The objectives of public health actions Improving average health status and reducing the burden of illnesses Reducing health inequities Responding to the legitimate expectations of individuals Improving the […]

3.2 Public health policy in developed countries

3.2 Public health policy in developed countries* Oxford Textbook of Public Health 3.2 Public health policy in developed countries* John Powles Introduction Assessing the effects of policy Examples of policies to improve health Some issues emerging from examples considered ‘Social capital’ Social institutions and health: psychosocial versus material emphases Public health problems and public health […]

3.3 Health policies in developing countries

3.3 Health policies in developing countries Oxford Textbook of Public Health 3.3 Health policies in developing countries Adetokunbo O. Lucas Diversity Complexity Change Epidemiological transition Epidemics and other emergencies Socio-economic variables Major challenges and issues Health reform: special emphasis on structural reform/decentralization Tools for policy-making Financing health care Public–private partnerships Health research International organizations and […]