A-Z of Public Health (Professional Keywords)

A-Z of Public Health (Professional Keywords)

By: Glenn Laverack (author)Paperback

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This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the many definitions, theories and approaches in public health. It is an important book for students and practitioners who are interested in public health, and for those who are keen to improve it.

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About Author

Glenn Laverack is seen as a leader in health promotion and empowerment and has a distinguished career in public health for more than 25 years working in Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and the Pacific regions. He formerly worked as the TDR Coordinator (Empowerment) at the WHO in Geneva and as a senior research fellow at the Southgate Institute, Flinders University, Australia. Dr Laverack is currently an honorary professor at the University of Southern Denmark and has a wide range of publications including books in English, Portugese, Russian and German. His Ph.D. investigated the accommodation of community empowerment within top-down public health programming in the South Pacific. He has a significant range of professional experience in cross-cultural settings that facilitates a broad insight at both a theoretical and practice level.

Contents

1. activism 2. addiction 3. adulthood and later life 4. advocacy 5. asset-based community development 6. autonomy 7. baby friendly 8. behaviour change 9. capacity building 10. child protection 11. climate change 12. communicable disease 13. community 14. counter tactics 15. critical education 16. definition 17. disability 18. empowerment 19. environmental health 20. epidemiology 21. evidence based 22. fear-based campaigns 23. female genital cutting 24. food poverty 25. gender mainstreaming 26. globalization 27. health 28. health economics 29. health impact assessment 30. health in all policies 31. health information systems 32. health networks 33. health policy 34. health promotion 35. human resources for health 36. hygiene 37. indigenous peoples 38. inequalities agenda 39. injury 40. journalism 41. knowledge, attitude and practice 42. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender 43. lifestyle 44. malnutrition 45. maternal, newborn and child health 46. men's health 47. mental health 48. needs assessment 49. non-communicable disease 50. overweight and obesity 51. participation 52. participatory rural appraisal 53. peer education 54. policy change 55. population growth 56. power 57. prevention paradox 58. prostitution 59. reformers 60. risk communication 61. risk factors 62. schools 63. sexual health 64. social determinants of health 65. social entrepreneurship 66. social movements 67. theory of change 68. tobacco control 69. upstream and downstream 70. violence 71. volunteerism 72. women's health 73. workplace health 74. youth 75. zero-sum

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137426161
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781137426161
  • weight: 281
  • ISBN10: 1137426160

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