Health inequity and its social determinants: A sociological commentary
- Recent news from WHO. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Sep2010, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p649
The article presents news from the World Health Organization (WHO) noting topics that include the effects caused by the July-August 2010 floods in Pakistan, screening protocols for diagnosis of HIV in infants, and the proceedings of the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria.
- Commentary: Against unjust global distribution of power and money: The report of the WHO commission on the social determinants of health: Global inequality and the future of public health policy. Muntaner, Carles; Sridharan, Sanjeev; Solar, Orielle; Benach, Joan // Journal of Public Health Policy;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p163
In 2008, the World Health Organization (WHO) released the report of its Commission on Social Determinants of Health â€“ Closing the Gap in a Generation. We describe how the report was initially received, what went into shaping the report during the months of its preparation and what more...
- Adicciones mÃ©dicas. PANDO ORELLANA, LUIS A. // Revista Mexicana de Neurociencia;may/jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p179
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- Chapter 19: DEVELOPING HEALTH FINANCING POLICIES. Savedoff, William D.; Carrin, Guy // Health Systems Performance Assessment;2003, p211
Chapter 19 of the book "Health Systems Performance Assessment" is presented. It suggests elements of what could eventually be incorporated into policy on health financing. It takes as a basic premise that policy options with regard to health financing should be evaluated in terms of how...
- The economics of health system design. Smith, Peter C.; Winnie Yip // Oxford Review of Economic Policy;Spring2016, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p21
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- Infectious Diseases: Analysis of Eradication or Elimination Estimates: T-NSIAD-98-183. // GAO Reports;5/20/1998, p1
Infectious diseases place an enormous burden on the developing world, killing more than 17 million people a year and afflicting hundreds of millions of others. If polio, measles, and other infectious diseases were eliminated, the United States could save hundreds of millions of dollars,...
- Transfer of Health for All policy -- What, how and in which direction? A two-case study. Tervonen-Gonçalves, Leena; Lehto, Juhani // Health Research Policy & Systems;2004, Vol. 2, p8
Background: This article explores the transfer of World Health Organization's (WHO) policy initiative Health for All by the Year 2000 (HFA2000) into national contexts by using the changes in the public health policies of Finland and Portugal from the 1970's onward and the relationship of these...
- Health for all: putting values into action. Danzon, Marc // European Journal of Public Health;Dec2005, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p671
The article reports on the third update of the European Health for All policy framework which was adopted in September 2005 during the fifty-fifth session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe. This 2005 update also includes the results of a wide consultation with...
- Prevalence of overweight and obesity among female adolescents in Jordan: A comparison between two international reference standards. Musaiger, Abdulrahman O.; Al-Mannai, Mariam; Tayyem, Reema // Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Apr2013, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p678
Objective: To find out the prevalence of overweight and obesity among female adolescents in Jordan. Methodology: A cross-sectional survey on females aged 15-18 in Amman, Jordan, was carried out using a multistage stratified random sampling method. The total sample size was 475 girls. Weight and...