Africa's Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance (Global Environmental Governance)

Africa's Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance (Global Environmental Governance)

By: Hany Besada (author), Professor Andrew F. Cooper (author), Franklyn Lisk (editor), Professor John J. Kirton (editor), Professor Miranda A. Schreurs (series_editor), Mr. Konrad Von Moltke (series_editor), Professor John J. Kirton (series_editor)Hardback

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This volume addresses the ideational and policy-oriented challenges of Africa's health governance due to voluntary and involuntary cross-border migration of people and diseases in a growing 'mobile Africa'. The collected set of specialized contributions in this volume examines how national and regional policy innovation can address the competing conception of sovereignty in dealing with Africa's emerging healthcare problems in a fast-paced, interconnect world.

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Andrew F. Cooper, University of Waterloo, Canada, John J. Kirton, University of Toronto, Canada, Franklyn Lisk, University of Warwick, UK and Hany Besada, UN High-Level Panel Secretariat, Post-2015 Development Agenda, New York, USA and North-South Institute, Canada Andrew F. Cooper, John Kirton, Charles Sampford, Rudi Robinson, Anita A. Davies, Jane Adar, Mengsteab Tesfayohannes, Nelson K. Sewankambo, Allyn L. Taylor, Ibadat S. Dhillon, Hany Besada, Franklyn Lisk.


Contents: Preface; Part I Introduction: The global health challenge in Africa, Andrew F. Cooper and John Kirton. Part II Sovereignty: changing conceptions and challenges, Charles Sampford. Part III The African Health Problem: Globalization and health systems in sub-Saharan Africa: a labour market perspective, Rudi Robinson; Managing the mobility of health professionals, Rudi Robinson; International migration, the health of migrants and global health governance, Anita A. Davies. Part IV National and Regional Policy Response and Innovation: Integrating science and community development: the practice of traditional medicine in fighting HIV and AIDS, Jane Adar; Health professionals and sustainable economic development in the Horn of Africa, Mengsteab Tesfayohannes; Strengthening health capacity in sub-Saharan Africa: a millennium development challenge, Nelson K. Sewankambo; The WHO global code of practice on the international recruitment of health personnel: the evolution of global health diplomacy, Allyn L. Taylor and Ibadat S. Dhillon. Part V Conclusion: Moving health sovereignty; global challenge, African perspective, Hany Besada, Andrew F. Cooper, Franklyn Lisk and John Kirton; Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 13/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781409428329
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 278
  • ID: 9781409428329
  • weight: 660
  • ISBN10: 140942832X

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