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Food insecurity and public health

Author: Louise C Ivers
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise C Ivers
ISBN: 9781466599055 1466599057
OCLC Number: 827973543
Description: xxii, 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Food security and program integration : an overview / Tony Castleman and Gilles Bergeron --
chapter 2. Food insecurity and health : a conceptual framework / Sheri D. Weiser, Kartika Palar, Abigail M. Hatcher, Sera Young, Edward A. Frongillo, and Barbara Laraia --
chapter 3. Food insecurity measurement / Jennifer Coates --
chapter 4. Nutrition, food security, social protection, and health systems strengthening for ending AIDS / Divya Mehra, Saskia de Pee, and Martin W. Bloem --
chapter 5. Food insecurity and tuberculosis / Cara S. Guenther and Louise C. Ivers --
chapter 6. Food insecurity and noncommunicable diseases among the poorest / Gene Bukhman --
chapter 7. Food insecurity : special considerations for women's health / Jessica E. Teng, Kimberly A. Cullen, and Louise C. Ivers --
chapter 8. Understanding food insecurity in Navajo nation through the community lens / Dana Eldridge, Robyn Jackson, Shruthi Rajashekara, Emily Piltch, Mae-Gilene Begay, Joan VanWassenhove, Jacque Jim, Jonathan Abeita, LaJuanna Daye, Leroy Joe, Martha Williams, Maxine Castillo, Meria Miller-Castillo, Sherry Begaye, Vangie Tully, and Sonya Shin --
chapter 9. Overview of the cost of hunger in Africa --
executive summary : social and economic impact of child undernutrition in Egypt, Ethiopia, Swaziland, and Uganda / UN Economic Commission for Africa, New Partnership of Africa's Development Planning and Coordinating Agency (NEPAD), Regional Integration Division (NRID) --
chapter 10. Integrating nutrition support for food-insecure patients and their dependents into an HIV care and treatment program in Western Kenya / Joseph Mamlin, Sylvester Kimaiyo, Stephen Lewis, Hannah Tadayo, Fanice Komen Jerop, Catherine Gichunge, Tomeka Petersen, Yuehwern Yih, Paula Braitstein, Robert Einterz, and Cleophas Wanyonyi Chesoli.
Responsibility: edited by Louise C. Ivers, Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, Associate Physician, division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, Senior Health and Policy Advisor, Partners in Health, Boston, Massachusetts.
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