Toward Equity in Health

Toward Equity in Health

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This essential collection presents a state-of-the-art framework for how workers in public health and related disciplines should conceptualize health disparities and how they should be addressed worldwide. The contributors, who are leading public health professionals, educators, and practitioners in complimentary fields advance new evidence-based models designed to mobilize and educate the next generation of research and practice. The resulting chapters articulate new theory, procedures, and policies; the legacy of racism; community-based participatory research; new internet technology; training community workers and educators; closing the education and health gap; and addressing the needs of special populations. Toward Equity in Health is an essential book for all who are working toward global health equity-whether in health education, health promotion, disease prevention, public health, the health care delivery system, or patient- and population level health.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aamp; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ... The health and physique of the Negro American: Report of a social study made under the direction of Atlanta ... Healthy people: The surgeon generala#39;s report on health promotion and disease prevention (U.S. Department of ... Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health.

Title:Toward Equity in Health
Author:Barbara C. Wallace, PhD
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2007-11-26


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