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Title Equity, social determinants and public health programmes / edited by Erik Blas and Anand Sivasankara Kurup
Published Switzerland : World Health Organization, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 291 pages) : color illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction and methods of work.-- 2. Alcohol: equity and social determinants.-- 3. Cardiovascular disease: equity and social determinants.-- 4. Health and nutrition of children: equity and social determinants.-- 5. Diabetes: equity and social determinants.-- 6. Food safety: equity and social determinants.-- 7. Mental disorders: equity and social determinants.-- 8. Neglected tropical diseases: equity and social determinants.-- 9. Oral health: equity and social determinants.-- 10. Unintended pregnancy and pregnancy outcome: equity and social determinants.-- 11. Tobacco use: equity and social determinants.-- 12. Tuberculosis: the role of risk factors and social determinants.-- 13. Violence and unintentional injury: equity and social determinants.-- 14. Synergy for equity
Summary This book is a collection of analyses of the social determinants of health that impact on specific health conditions. Stemming from the recommendations of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, promising interventions to improve health equity are presented for the areas of: alcohol-related disorders, cardiovascular diseases, child health and nutrition, diabetes, food safety, maternal health, mental health, neglected tropical diseases, oral health, pregnancy outcomes, tobacco and health, tuberculosis, and violence and injuries. The book was commissioned by the Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights as part of the work undertaken by the Priority Public Health Conditions Knowledge Network of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health, in collaboration with 16 of the major public health programmes of WHO. In addition to this, through collaboration with the Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, 13 case studies were commissioned to examine the implementation challenges in addressing social determinants of health in low-and middle-income settings.--Publisher description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes British Medical Association Book Competition Award, 2011
Print version record
Subject Health care rationing.
Medical economics.
Public health.
Health Care Rationing.
Health Priorities.
Health Status Disparities.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Form Electronic book
Author Blas, Erik.
Kurup, Anand Sivasankara.
WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.
World Health Organization.
World Health Organization. Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade, and Human Rights.
ISBN 9240684794 (electronic bk.)
9241563974 (Paper)
9789240684799 (electronic bk.)
9789241563970 (Paper)