by Leon, David A.
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|The outcome of a Public Health Forum organized by the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine, this book brings together internationally recognized contributors from a wide range of disciplines and countries to discuss an area of clear international interest and global importance. As such it will be of value to the broad public health audience as well as research epidemiologists, international policy analysts and policy makers and those concerned with economic developed and health.
|Specs: 368 pages | 1.18 Lbs|
|Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated | Publish Date 01/01 | Copyright 2001|
|Series: Oxford Medical Publications|
Table Of Contents:
List of contributors
1. Poverty, inequality, and health in international perspective: a divided world?
David A. Leon, Gill Walt
2. The health consequences of the collapse of the Soviet Union
3. Industrialization and health in historical perspective
Richard H. Steckel
4. Common threads: underlying components of inequalities in mortality between and within countries
David A. Leon
5. Life-course approaches to socio-economic differentials in cause-specific adult mortality
George Davey Smith, David Gunnell, Yoav Ben-Shlomo
6. The impact of health interventions on inequalities: infant and child health in Brazil
Cesar G. Victora, Fernando C. Barros, J. Patrick Vaughan
7. Children's health in developing countries: issues of coping, child neglect, and marginalization
Claudio F. Lanata
8. Accounts of social capital: the mixed health effects of personal communities and voluntary groups
Stephen J. Kunitz
9. Do health care systems contribute to inequalities?
10. Measuring health inequality: challenges and new directions
Christopher J. L. Murray, Julio Frenk, Emmanuela E. Gakidou
11. Poverty and inequalities in health within developing countries: filling the information gap
Davidson R. Gwatkin
12. Poverty, inequality, and mental health in developing countries
13. Injuries, inequalities, and health: from policy vacuum to policy action
14. Inequalities in health: is research gender blind?
15. From science to policy: options for reducing health inequalities
16. Do poverty alleviation programmes reduce inequities in health? The Bangladesh experience
A. Mushtaque, R. Chowdhury, Abbas Bhuiya
17. Economic progress and health