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Issues In Public Health

Sim, F.

9780335249152 - Issues In Public Health
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Artikelomschrijving

What is public health and why is it important? By looking at the foundations of public health, its historical evolution, the themes that underpin public health and the increasing importance of globalization, this book provides thorough answers to these important questions. Written by experts in the field, the book discusses the core issues of modern public health, such as tackling vested interests head on, empowering people so they can make healthy decisions, and recognising the political nature of the issues. The new edition has been updated to identify good modern public health practice, evolving from evidence. New features include: *A completely revised and restructured Table of Contents, including a newly expanded section, focusing covering the contemporary issues facing public health *Updates on the expanding role of public health, covering the issues of sustainability and climate change, human rights, genetics and armed conflict *New chapters on: - Non-communicable diseases and health, addressing obesity, nutrition and mental health - Conflict and Health, looking into the impact of conflict on individual health (primary and secondary), mental health, the health service and infectious diseases - Ethics and public health concerning human rights and public health, including global human rights policies, tensions surrounding compulsory vaccination, treatment and medical examination, the role of quarantine and detention as public health measures, medical information sharing and rights, and the balance of rights within different cultural settings - Communicating health, explaining the barriers to communicating public health messages, overcoming barriers; role of media in health messages, complexity and miscommunication, fake news and the communication of facts *Examination of the impact of globalization on higher and lower income countries *Exploration of the tension between the population approach and the personal behaviour change model of health promotion *New

Specificaties

Auteur Sim, F.
ISBN/EAN 9780335249152
Druk 3
€ 37,74 € 41,93
Verwachte bezorgdatum: 29-10

Artikelomschrijving

What is public health and why is it important? By looking at the foundations of public health, its historical evolution, the themes that underpin public health and the increasing importance of globalization, this book provides thorough answers to these important questions. Written by experts in the field, the book discusses the core issues of modern public health, such as tackling vested interests head on, empowering people so they can make healthy decisions, and recognising the political nature of the issues. The new edition has been updated to identify good modern public health practice, evolving from evidence. New features include: *A completely revised and restructured Table of Contents, including a newly expanded section, focusing covering the contemporary issues facing public health *Updates on the expanding role of public health, covering the issues of sustainability and climate change, human rights, genetics and armed conflict *New chapters on: - Non-communicable diseases and health, addressing obesity, nutrition and mental health - Conflict and Health, looking into the impact of conflict on individual health (primary and secondary), mental health, the health service and infectious diseases - Ethics and public health concerning human rights and public health, including global human rights policies, tensions surrounding compulsory vaccination, treatment and medical examination, the role of quarantine and detention as public health measures, medical information sharing and rights, and the balance of rights within different cultural settings - Communicating health, explaining the barriers to communicating public health messages, overcoming barriers; role of media in health messages, complexity and miscommunication, fake news and the communication of facts *Examination of the impact of globalization on higher and lower income countries *Exploration of the tension between the population approach and the personal behaviour change model of health promotion *New

Specificaties

Auteur Sim, F.
ISBN/EAN 9780335249152
Druk 3