International Health Statecraft: Foreign Policy and Public Health in Peru's Cholera Epidemic

International Health Statecraft: Foreign Policy and Public Health in Peru's Cholera Epidemic

By: Ulysses B. Panisset (author)Hardback

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In International Health Statecraft, Ulysses B. Panisset addresses the question of whether international health phenomena, such as the 1991 cholera epidemic in Peru, influence the international relations of the affected country. The speed and volume at which people, commodities and microorganisms are currently crossing borders has increased significantly over the past decades, and as a result has changed the scope of international health. Panisset proposes a novel analytic model to help develop global cooperation and far-reaching policies that anticipate and respond to pandemics, regional environmental toxicology disasters, and other health phenomena. Organized into five cohesive chapters, International Health Statecraft will be of interest to foreign policy and public health decision-makers, analysts, students, and scholars.

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Ulysses B. Panisset is a Regional Advisor on Research for Health and Development for the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization and an Assistant Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil.


chapter 1 List of Figures and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; An Introduction to International Health Statecraft chapter 2 A Critique of Standing Theories of International Health chapter 3 The IDH/HII Analytic Model for International Health Statecraft chapter 4 Risks, Costs and Results of a Sketchy International Health Statecraft in the Peruvian Cholera Epidemic chapter 5 Conclusions; Endnotes; Bibliography Chapter 6 Index

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  • publication date: 28/01/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780761816010
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780761816010
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 0761816011

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