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Theodore H. Tulchinsky, Elena A. Varavikova

The New Public Health, Second Edition
ISBN: 0123708907 | 2008-09-16 | 696 pages

The second edition of NPH provides a unified approach to public health appropriate for all masters' level students and practitioners - specifically for courses in MPH programs, community health and preventive medicine programs, community health education programs, community health nursing programs, as well as programs for other medical professionals such as pharmacy, physiotherapy, and other public health courses. Specific courses include: Fundamentals of Public Health, Introduction to Public Health Policy, Philosophy of Public Health, History of Public Health, Public Health and Healthcare Management, New Technologies and Public Health, Genetics and Biotechnologies, Bio-preparedness and others.

- 40% new material, including all new tables, figures, data, and chapter bibliographies
- Updates based on the 2005 accreditation criteria of the Council for Education in Public Health (CEPH)
- Multiple case studies, chapter-ending bibliographies, and "recommended readings"
- Includes detailed companion website featuring and instructors' guide, PowerPoint slides, case studies and much more
Ageing Across Europe
Source: WRVS (UK)
Fr om Executive Summary:
Many European countries, including the UK, are now facing the dual challenge of responding to the demographic changes brought by population ageing, while also implementing tough austerity measures following the 2008 financial and economic crisis. With increasing pressure on public budgets, this is an important moment to consider what it is that makes a country a good place to grow old, and wh ere possible to learn lessons from our European neighbours on the policies and services that are most effective in giving older people a good quality of life. This new evidence will contribute to a national debate in the UK about our aspirations for our older citizens and how we might best achieve them in an increasingly challenging fiscal environment.
We have chosen three comparator countries from the EU for this study: Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden. Each of these countries has a unique set of social and cultural characteristics, policies and institutional traditions, which can offer the UK valuable insights into the many factors that support or challenge positive experiences of ageing.
The methodology for this research had two main elements:
• a literature review to explore each country’s unique demographic context and identify the institutional frameworks, policies and services that are in place to support older people
• quantitative analysis of European Social Survey data to compare experiences of ageing across the four EU countries in the five policy domains of income and poverty, health and health provision, well-being, social inclusion and participation, and age discrimination.
http://www.wrvs.org.uk/Uploads/Documents/Reports%20and%20Reviews/ageing_across_europe_may24_2012.pdf (PDF;1.6MB)
Online access to suspected side-effect reports
The European Medicines Agency has launched a new public website: of reports of suspected adverse drug reactions for medicines authorised in the European Economic Area (EEA). The reports come directly from the European Union (EU) medicines safety database EudraVigilance, and are one of the many types of data used by regulators to monitor the benefits and risks of a medicine once authorised. The new website is part of the Agency’s continuing efforts to ensure EU regulatory processes are transparent and open and is a key step in the implementation of the EudraVigilance access policy.
The information currently on the website relates to approximately 650 medicines and active substances authorised through the centralised procedure, which is managed by the Agency. Information on the website is presented in the form of a single report per medicine or active substance. Each report pulls together the total number of individual suspected adverse effect reports submitted to EudraVigilance by Member States and marketing authorisation holders. These aggregated data can be viewed by age group, sex, type of suspected adverse effect and by outcome. Within a year the Agency aims to additionally publish suspected adverse effect reports for common drug substances used in nationally authorised medicines. In June, the Agency will launch the website in the remaining 22 official EU languages.
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Muriel J. Harris
"Evaluating Public and Community Health Programs"
Jossey-Bass | 2010 | ISBN: 0470400870 | 240 pages

Eval uating Public and Community Health Programs combines an introduction to public and community health program evaluation with a detailed survey of methods in community assessment, planning, program design, quantitative and qualitative data collection, data analysis, and reporting of findings. The book presents an approach built on the two primary evaluation frameworks that are most common in public and community health: the Donaldson three-step program theory-driven evaluation model and CDC's six-step Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health. The author emphasizes practical, ongoing evaluation strategies that involve all program stakeholders, not just evaluation experts, and presents a simple and effective standards-based four-step model that will produce rich and useful results. The book's resources (scenarios, worksheets, and guidelines) can be used throughout the planning, implementation, and evaluation process. In addition, each chapter includes a list of learning objectives, key terms, and ideas for review, as well as summaries and discussion questions that can reinforce each chapter's lessons.

Raymond L. Goldsteen

"Introduction to Public Health"
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company | ISBN 10: 0826141528 | 2010 | 304 pages

"More than just another preliminary textbook, this comprehensive introduction for those who are new to the field of public health weaves together its values, goals and practices of into a lucid introductory text."

Sally Guttmacher, PhD
Professor, Director, Masters in Community Public Health Program
New York University

Affordably priced and designed to offer an inviting introduction to public health, this introductory textbook provides a comprehensive understanding of the unique history, economics, orientation, function, activities, and mission of public health. This concise reference describes the successes and failures of the public health care system, giving students a clear picture of the current status of the health care industry.

Introduction to Public Health also identifies new public health initiatives, including evidence-based practices, accreditation and credentialing programs, and more. Also discussed are critical, up-to-the-minute issues, such as health disparities, infectious and chronic disease prevention, and injury prevention. The book also presents real-life public health vignettes in every chapter to help conceptualize the complex set of factors that affect health.
Key topics discussed:

The origins of the modern day public health system
Health promotion
Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
The determinants of health
Federal, state, and local public health systems
The financing of public health
Infectious disease prevention
Chronic disease prevention
Public health system performance and measurement
Healthy People 2010 and other key public health initiatives

Child "Maltreatment Research, Policy, and Practice for the Next Decade" ed. by Steve Olson and Clare Stroud
Workshop Summary. Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Institute of Medicine; National Research Council
NAS Press | 2012 | ISBN: 0309254426 9780309254427 | 217 pages

This book covers the workshop that brought together many leading U.S. child maltreatment researchers for a day and a half of presentations and discussions. Presenters reviewed research accomplishments, identified gaps that remain in knowledge, and consider potential research priorities. The book covers participant suggestions for future research priorities, policy actions, and practices that would enhance understanding of child maltreatment and efforts to reduce and respond to it.

This issue is an essential resource for any workshop attendees, policy makers, researchers, educators, healthcare providers, parents, and advocacy groups.

1 Introduction and Overview
2 Reflections on the 1993 NRC Report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect
3 Recognizing and Assessing Child Maltreatment
4 Social Trends and Child Maltreatment Trends
5 Causes and Consequences of Child Maltreatment
6 Preventing Child Maltreatment
7 Design and Delivery of Services
8 Systems-Level Issues
9 Closing Remarks and Research Opportunities
Appendix A References
Appendix В Workshop Agenda
Appendix С Registered Workshop Attendees
Appendix D Background Paper: Major Research Advances Since the Publication of the 1993 NRC Report Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect: Highlights from the Literature

"Public Health - Social and Behavioral Health"

ed. by Jay Maddock
InTeO | 2012 | ISBN: 9535106203 9789535106203 | 581 pages

This book explores several areas of human behavior including physical activity, nutrition and food, addictive substances, gun violence, sexual transmitted diseases and more. Several cutting edge methods are also examined including empowering nurses, community based participatory research and nature therapy. This book demonstrates the scope and some of the solutions to addressing today's most pressing public health issues.

Less well known public health topics including human trafficking, tuberculosis control in prisons and public health issues in the deaf community are also covered. The authors come from around the world to describe issues that are both of local and worldwide importance to protect and preserve the health of populations.

Section 1 Obesity, Food and Physical Activity
1 The IDEFICS Intervention Toolbox - A Guide to Successful Obesity Prevention at Community Level
2 Testing the Assumptions of Stage of Change for Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: A Naturalistic Study
3 Strategies for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Rural Southern African American Communities
4 Gender Differences in Food Choice and Dietary Intake in Modern Western Societies
5 Iron Food Fortification for the Control of Childhood Anemia in Brazil
6 Economic Stressors and Childhood Obesity: Differences by Child Age and Gender
7 Critical Appraisal of Sel ected Body Composition Data Acquisition Techniques in Public Health
8 Physical Activity, Inactivity, and Nutrition Behavior Among Children: Investigating Compensation and Transfer Effects
9 U.S. Food Policy and Obesity
Section 2 Addictive Behaviors
10 Alcohol Consumption Among Adolescents in Estonia 1994 - 2010
11 Public Health and Indigenous Australian Gambling: Risky Lifestyle or Harmless Recreation?
12 Self Medication. Drug Dependency and Self-Managed Health Care - A Review
13 The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Risk Behaviour: A Systematic Literature Review of High-Risk Groups, with a Focus on South Africa
Section 3 Emerging Methods
14 Challenges in Healthcare in Multi-Ethnic Societies: Communication as a Barrier to Achieving Health Equity
15 Public Health Research and Action: Reflections on Challenges and Possibilities of Community-Based Participatory Research
16 Nature Therapy and Preventive Medicine
17 How Can the Empowerment Role of Public Health Nurses (PHNs) Be Fostered? A Review of an Exploratory Research Study Conducted in Ireland and Current Evidence
18 Disseminating an Evidence-Based Disease Self-Management Program for Older Americans: Implications for Diversifying Participant Reach Through Delivery Site Adoption
19 Strategy and Practice of Support for Families with Multiple Births Children: Combination of Evidence-Based Public Health (EBPH) and Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Approach
Section 4 Special Populations and Settings
20 ТВ Control in Prisons
21 Social Determinants of Health in Deaf Communities
22 Anxiety and Emotional Discomfort in the School Environment: The Interplay of School Processes, Learning Strategies, and Children's Mental Health
23 Re-Emergence of HIV Infection and Syphilis Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
24 Gun Violence in the United States: A Public Health Epidemic
25 The Public Health Intervention of Skin Care for All: Community Dermatology
26 Addressing Asthma fr om a Public Health Perspective
27 An Integrated Theoretical Framework to Describe Human Trafficking of Young Women and Girls for Involuntary Prostitution

Siroj Sorajjakool

"World Religions for Healthcare Professionals"
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0789038129 | 192 pages

World Religions for Healthcare Professionals provides healthcare professionals with a basic knowledge of health beliefs and practices in world religions such as American Indian Religions, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Taoism as well as sel ected new religious movements. It explores how various religious traditions view sickness, health, birth, and death.

Its primary aim is to offer healthcare professionals a greater awareness of beliefs and practices so that they will be better informed in providing effective care to patients from various religious backgrounds. Many deeply controversial bioethics issues such as abortion, euthanasia, assisted suicide, and stem cell research are also addressed in this volume fr om the perspectives of world religions.
Journal of Development Effectiveness.
Special Issue on Systematic Reviews
Why do we care about evidence synthesis? An introduction to the special issue on systematic reviews
How to do a good systematic review of effects in international development: a tool kit
Systematic reviews: from ‘bare bones’ reviews to policy relevance
Narrative approaches to systematic review and synthesis of evidence for international development policy and practice
Purity or pragmatism? Reflecting on the use of systematic review methodology in development
The benefits and challenges of using systematic reviews in international development research
Assessing ‘what works’ in international development: meta-analysis for sophisticated dummies
The impact of daycare programmes on child health, nutrition and development in developing countries: a systematic review

Stella Jones-Devitt, Liz Smith
"Critical Thinking in Health and Social Care"
2008 | ISBN-10: 1412920701, 1412920698 | 208 pages

Critical Thinking in Health & Social Care is designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge and tools they need to critically examine practice in their own workplace. The book presents a range of different approaches, each of which is explained and grounded in practice using case studies, problem-solving scenarios and workplace examples. The practical tools which form the core of the book are contextualised by an exploration of what constitutes knowledge and evidence and the types of assumptions which are commonly held and which have a bearing on practice.

"Current Topics in Public Health" ed. by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
InTeOpP | 2013 | ISBN: 9535111214 9789535111214 | 741 pages

This book presents updated information on multiple topics related to actual areas of interest in this growing and exciting medical science, taking decisions about collective health care that are based on the best available, current, valid and relevant evidence, and finally within the context of available resources. This book will an excellent update on many subjects of world public health.

Section 1 Methods in Public Health
1 Academic1 Policy Briefings: What Determines Health Researchers' Involvement in Public Health Policy Informing?
2 Bayesian Approach in Medicine and Health Management
3 Causal Inference with Intermediates: Simple Methods for Principal Strata Effects and Natural Direct Effects
4 Use of Analytical Methods and In-silico Techniques in Public Health Research
5 From Creativity to Artificial Neural Networks: Problem-Solving Methodologies in Hospitals
Section 2 Healthcare Systems
6 Knowledge Management in Canadian Healthcare Organizations: How Do Knowledge Brokers Perform?
7 The Need to Measure and Manage the Cumulative Impacts of Resource Development on Public Health: An Australian Perspective
8 Health Care Waste Management - Public Health Benefits, and the Need for Effective Environmental Regulatory Surveillance in Federal Republic of Nigeria
9 Characterisation of Dental Waste in Tertiary Dental Hospitals: A Third World Example
10 Nursing and Public Health in Developing Countries
11 The Financing of Public Health
Section 3 Evidence-Based Public Health
12 Clinical Epidemiology and Its Relevance for Public Health in Developing Countries
13 Evidence Based Public Health
Section 4 Communicable Diseases in Public Health
14 Public Health, Infection and Infectious Agents: The Etiology is Seemingly Always 'Clever'
15 Epidemiological Burden of Tuberculosis in Developing Countries
16 Beating Cervical Cancer in the Developed Countries: A Dream or a Reality?
17 Burden of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Latin America
18 Haemorrhagic Fevers Transmitted by Vectors in the Neotropics
Section 5 Non-Communicable Diseases in Public Health
19 Burden of Cardiovascular Disease in Colombia
20 Topics in Prevention of Diseases in Gastroenterology
Section 6 Environmental Public Health
21 Pathogen Management in Surface Waters: Practical Considerations for Reducing Public Health Risk
22 Biological Responses of in vivo Studies to Contaminants: A Contribution to Improve Public Health Knowledge
23 Atmospheric Nanoparticles and Their Impacts on Public Health
24 Cyanobacterial Toxins in Food-Webs: Implications for Human and Environmental Health
Section 7 Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacosurveillance in Public Health
25 Epidemiology of Patients Diagnosed with Prescription and Non-Prescription Drug Overdose at the Riyadh Security Forces Hospital Between January 2007 and December 2011
Section 8 Research, Ethics, Social and Teaching Issues in Public Health
26 Contribution of Biomedical Research Ethics in Public Health Advances
27 The Role of Ethics in Public Health Clinical Research
28 Mental Health and Social Capital: Social Capital as a Promising Initiative to Improving the Mental Health of Communities
29 Communicating, Motivating and Teaching the Significance of Public Health

David Werner - Disabled Village Children: A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and Families
Published: 1987-06-01 | ISBN: 0942364066 | 654 pages 

Disabled Village Children contains a wealth of clear and detailed information, as well as easy-to-implement strategies for all who are concerned about the well-being of children with disabilities. This manual, written especially for those who live in communities with limited resources, explains how to create small community rehabilitation centers and workshops run by either disabled people or the families of children with disabilities. More than 4000 drawings and 200 photos make Disabled Village Children understandable to all.

Robert Wallace - Maxey-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine (15th Edition)
Published: 2007-09-21 | ISBN: 0071441980 | 1416 pages 

An extensive, in-depth look at public health and preventive medicine topics from experts in the field
A Doody's Core Title for 2011!
This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide. Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and edited and written by well-respected authorities in the range of topics covered, Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine is also an outstanding guide to additional resources of information in preparing for the board exam in preventative medicine and public health.
The new edition of Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been completely updated to encompass many new diseases, conditions, and policy issues that continue to dramatically shape-and expand the influence of-public health and preventive medicine.
New to this Edition:
Important coverage of new diseases, conditions, and policy issues, including critical lessons learned from the SARS epidemic, the most recent perspectives on monkey pox, plus an increased emphasis on West Nile Virus
Restructured infectious and communicable disease section that reflects the emergence of many emerging and recrudescent conditions
Greater focus on existing web-based resources for further reading
New information on community-based participatory research
Timely new chapter on bioterrorism and preparedness
Additional insights on the amelioration of disease-producing lifestyles
Research-enhancing lists and catalogs based on federal and other public access databases that are relevant to public health and prevention
More streamlined coverage of chemical exposures and diseases overall
Essentials of the public health service delivery infrastructure

Encyclopedia of Public Health: Volume 1: A - H Volume 2: I - Z by Wilhelm Kirch
English | 2008 | ISBN: 1402056133 | 1601 pages

From disaster relief to AIDS education, we see public health efforts in action around the world. While the field of medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of individual patients, public health focuses on population-level measures aimed at preventing disease and promoting the health of the society at large.

Public health research, practice and policy are based on multidisciplinary activities, drawing from fields such as sociology, statistics, economics, psychology, social work, and clinical medicine.

The Encyclopedia of Public Health is a summary of current knowledge in the field of public health. The work includes more than 2,500 entries in two volumes, written by international experts across the public health sciences. Entries consist of review-style articles (synopses), detailed essays and short definitions. Extensive cross referencing and hyperlinking offer an easy to use reference in Public Health.

Solidly structured and inclusive, this two-volume reference is an invaluable tool for clinical scientists and practitioners in academia, health care and industry, as well as students and teachers.

Sandy A. Johnson, "Challenges in Health and Development: From Global to Community Perspectives"
ISBN: 9048199522 | 2010 | PDF | 217 pages | 5.9 MB

At the turn of the 21st century, human health and economic growth are inextricably linked components of international development. Challenges in Health and Development is a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy. It examines strategies of investing in human health and investing in economic growth as distinct approaches to development, explores the symbiotic relationship of these tactics, and considers the applications and outcomes from a global, national and community level perspective. Each chapter introduces concepts of economic development and population health, and uses case studies to illustrate the same. These case studies include program and policy examples from Bangladesh, Chile, Haiti, Rwanda, South Africa and Sri Lanka. This text examines the impact of macroeconomic adjustment programs, health care restructuring, investment in primary health care, public-private partnerships, and the challenges of program coordination and up-scaling in stable and conflict-ridden countries. Discussion questions are provided at the end of each chapter to facilitate classroom activities. health and economic growth are inextricably  linked components of international development.
Challenges in Health and Developmentis a primer on the changing configurations of population health and economic growth in development policy. It examines strategies of investing in human health  and investing in economic growth as distinct approaches to development, explcomes of  the same from a global, national and community level perspective. Each chapter introduces  concepts of economic development and population health and uses case studies  to illustrate the same. These case studies include program and policy examples from Bangladesh, Chile, Haiti, Rwanda, South Africa and Sri Lanka. This text examines the  impact of macroeconomic adjustment programs, health care restructuring, investment  in primary health care, public-private partnerships, and the challenges of program coordination and up-scaling in stable and conflict-ridden countries. Discussion questions  are provided at the end of each chapter to facilitate classroom activities.

Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic, "Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health"
1 edition | English | 2008-01-16 | ISBN: 0387337539 | 843 pages

People are living longer, and the elder population is growing larger. To meet the ongoing need for quality information on elder health, the Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health combines multiple perspectives to offer readers a more accurate and complete picture of the aging process.

The book takes a biopsychosocial approach to the complexities of its subject. In-depth introductory chapters include coverage on a historical and demographic overview of aging in America, a guide to biological changes accompanying aging, an analysis of the diversity of the U.S. elder population, legal issues commonly affecting older adults, and the ethics of using cognitively impaired elders in research.

From there, over 425 entries cover the gamut of topics, trends, diseases, and phenomena: Specific populations, including ethnic minorities, custodial grandparents, and centenarians; core medical conditions associating with aging, from cardiac and pulmonary diseases to Parkinson s and Alzheimers; mental and emotional disorders; drugs/vitamins/alternative medicine; disorders of the eyes, feet, and skin insomnia and sleep disorders; malnutrition and eating disorders; sexual and gender-related concerns and a broad array of social and political issues, including access to care, abuse/neglect, veterans affairs, and assisted suicide.

Entries on not-quite-elders concerns (e.g., midlife crisis, menopause) are featured as well. And all chapters and entries include references and resource lists. The Encyclopedia has been developed for maximum utility to clinicians, social workers, researchers, and public health professionals working with older adults. Its multidisciplinary coverage and scope of topics make this volume an invaluable reference for academic and public libraries.

"Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines"
English | ISBN: 0826198171 | 2015 | 384 pages 

 Grounded in a transdisciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own health improvement-an important determinant of individual well-being. It is based on recommendations by the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and on the premise that healthy communities are those with populations that participate in their own health promotion, maintenance, and sustenance. The book is unique in its integration of environmental and social justice issues as they significantly affect the advancement of community health.

The text focuses on community-oriented health interventions informed by prevention, inclusiveness, and timeliness that both promote better health and are more cost effective than individually focused interventions. It addresses the foundations of community-oriented health services including their history, social determinants, concepts, and policies as well as the economics of community-oriented health services and health disparities and equity. It covers procedures for designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating sustainable community health coalitions along with tools for measuring their success. Detailed case studies describe specific settings and themes in U.S. and international community health practice in which communities are both enactors and beneficiaries. An accompanying instructor's manual provides learning exercises, field-based experiential assignments, and multiple-choice questions. A valuable resource for students and practitioners of education, public policy, and social services, this book bridges the perspectives of environmental justice, public health, and community well-being and development, which, while being mutually interdependent, have rarely been considered together.

Offers a new paradigm for improving public health through community-driven health coalitions
Includes evidence-based strategies for engaging communities in the pursuit of health
Demonstrates how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate community health partnerships
Presents transdisciplinary approaches that consider environmental and social justice variables
Includes contributions of international authors renowned in community health research and practice

A Systematic Review of Key Issues in Public Health
Springer | Preventive Medicine, Public Health, Social Services & Welfare | April 14 2015 | ISBN-10: 3319136194 | 289 pages

by Stefania Boccia (Editor), Paolo Villari (Editor)

From the Back Cover
This wide-ranging study reviews the state of public health worldwide and presents informed recommendations for real-world solutions. Identifying the most urgent challenges in the field, from better understanding the causes of acute diseases and chronic conditions to reducing health inequities, it reports on cost-effective, science-based, ethically sound interventions. Chapters demonstrate bedrock skills essential to developing best practices, including flexible thinking for entrenched problems, conducting health impact assessments, and working with decision-makers. From these current findings come long-term practice and policy goals for preventing disease, promoting health, and improving quality of life, both locally and globally.

A sampling of the topics covered :

· Health trends of communicable diseases.

· Epidemiology of cancer and principles of prevention.

· Respiratory diseases and health disorders related to indoor and outdoor air pollution.

· Public health gerontology and active aging.

· Migrant and ethnic minority health.

· Public health genomics.

A Systematic Review of Key Issues in Public Health offers graduate students in the discipline a firm grasp on the field as it presently stands, and a clear set of directions for its potential future.

Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy & Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness (SpringerBriefs in Public Health / SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics) by Michele Battle-Fisher
English | 2015 | ISBN: 3319122029 | 100 Pages

​​​​This book looks at health policy through the lens of public versus private: population health versus the somatic, social, or emotional experiences of a patient. Rather than presenting policy/ethics as overly technical, this book takes a novel approach of framing public and private health in terms of political philosophy, ethics, and popular examples. Each chapter ties back to the general ethics or political literature as applicable, which are not customarily parts of the current public health curriculum. The author's work on the Orgcomplexity blog has touched on this subject by systemically exploring public policy issues, and the tone of this book mimics the blog with an extension of the arguments.
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