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The contributors are a highly distinguished group of academics and health professionals from around the world, including representatives from the World Health Organization, The International Union of Health Promotion and Education and the World Bank.

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Promoting Health: Global Perspectives by Angela Scriven

This challenging and provocative book explores many contentious and debated issues associated with the promotion of health at a global level. The chapters offer insights into the key determinants of health between and within countries; how effective health promotion is in achieving health gain at a global level and the significant health challenges to be faced in the twenty-first century. The contributors are a highly distinguished group of academics and health professionals from around the world, including representatives from the World Health Organization, The International Union of Health Promotion and Education and the World Bank.

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About Angela Scriven


ANGELA SCRIVEN is Course Leader for the MSc in Health Promotion and Public Health at Brunel University, UK.

SEBASTIAN GARMAN is Senior Tutor in the Department of Health and Social Care at Brunel University, UK.

Table of Contents


Promoting Health: A Global Context and Rationale; A.Scriven

PART ONE: GLOBAL ISSUES IN PROMOTING HEALTH.- Key Global Health Concerns for the 21st Century; B.Davey.- Inequalities in Health: International Patterns and Trends; D.McDaid & A.Oliver.- Global Health Promotion: Challenges and Opportunities; M.Mittelmark.- The Social Context of Health Promotion in a Globalising World; S.Garman.- PART TWO: GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN PROMOTING HEALTH.- Globalisation and Noncommunicable Diseases; D.Yach, R.Beaglehole & C.Hawkes.- Food, Health and Globalisation: Is Health Promotion Still Relevant?; M.Caraher, J.Coveney & T.Lang.- Tobacco: The Global Challenge for Health Promotion; S.Asma, P.Gupta & C.Warren.- HIV/AIDS: Lessons For and From Health Promotion; P.Aggleton.- Global Environment Change and Health; P.Wilkinson.- PART THREE: STRATEGIES FOR PROMOTING HEALTH IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CASE STUDIES.- Promoting Health in Low and Middle Income Countries: Achievements and Challenges; J.Hubley.- Trends and Factors in the Development of Health Promotion in Africa, 1973-2003; D.Nyamwaya.- Health Promotion in Latin America; H.Arroyo.- A Public Health and System Approach To Health Protection and Health Promotion in Hong Kong; S.Chan & G.Leung.- Public Health in the Former Soviet Union; J.Godinho.- Health Promotion Development in Europe: Barriers and New Opportunities; E.Ziglio, S.Haggard & C.Brown.- Health Promotion in Australia and New Zealand: The Struggle for Equity; S.Hearn, H.Martin, L.Signal & M.Wise.- Health Promotion in Canada: Back to the Past or Towards a Promising Future?; A.Pederson, I.Rootman & M.O'Neill.- Health Promotion in the USA: Building a Science Based Health Promotion Policy; D.Lightsey, D.McQueen & L.Anderson.

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GOR010379714
Promoting Health: Global Perspectives by Angela Scriven
Angela Scriven
Used - Like New
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2005-01-07
328
1403921377
9781403921376
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