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Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, Selina A. Smith, and Maria E. Fernandez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research is an important addition to Oxford University Press’s outstanding line of books on public health and related topics because of widespread ... More

Textbook of Global Health

Textbook of Global Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of Oxford’s Textbook of Global Health equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global ... More

The Politics of FearMédecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More

Do We Care?India's Health System

Do We Care?: India's Health System

K. Sujatha Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469543
eISBN:
9780199087617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469543.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Preamble and the Directive Principles of India’s Constitution provide for state intervention for assuring every citizen’s health and well-being. Yet India has wide disparities and inequalities in ... More

New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

New Governance of Addictive Substances and Behaviours

Peter Anderson, Fleur Braddick, Patricia J. Conrod, Antoni Gual, Matilda Hellman, Silvia Matrai, David Miller, David Nutt, Jürgen Rehm, Jillian Reynolds, and Tamyko Ysa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198759836
eISBN:
9780191820809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759836.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Legal and illegal drugs are responsible for 18 per cent of all years lost due to ill health and premature death in Europe, imposing economic burdens of 2.5 per cent of gross domestic product. No one ... More

Systems Science and Population Health

Systems Science and Population Health

Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book bridges the gap between systems science and population health science and brings together contributions from leading authorities in the field to describe how complex systems science ... More

Out in the RuralA Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Thomas J. Ward Jr. and H. Jack Geiger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190624620
eISBN:
9780190624651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624620.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1965, as part of the War on Poverty, the Office of Economic Opportunity approved a $1.3 million grant to fund the development of the first two community health centers in the United States: The ... More

Exercises in EpidemiologyApplying Principles and Methods

Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190651510
eISBN:
9780190651541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651510.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles ... More

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Peter J. Neumann, Theodore G. Ganiats, Louise B. Russell, Gillian D. Sanders, and Joanna E. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs rise in the United States, debate is ongoing over how to obtain better value for dollars spent. In this context, the use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is more compelling ... More

Prevention DiariesThe Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Larry Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190623821
eISBN:
9780190623852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623821.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

How do trees help reduce violence? What do roads have to do with chronic disease? Prevention Diaries illuminates the unexpected (yet foreseeable) things that shape people’s health and provides the ... More

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