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Global health and global aging

Author: Mary Robinson
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Series: Jossey-Bass health care series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This edited collection brings together the leading researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers to examine the critical intersection of global aging and global health. It covers the fundamentals in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Robinson
ISBN: 9780787988104 0787988103
OCLC Number: 147478591
Notes: "This is the third in the series of books on global health"--Page xiii.
Description: xxiii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: World policies on aging and the United Nations / Alexandre Siderenko --
Population aging : a global overview / Mary Beth Weinberger --The World Health Organization and global aging / Alex Kalache --
Leadership and governance challenges for global health and aging / Derek Yach --
Perception of aging in different cultures / Frank Eyetsemitan --
Healthy aging in Denmark? / Bjarne Hastrup --
Challenges of longevity in France : the International Longevity Centre-France perspective / Françoise Forette and Marie-Anne Brieu --
Healthy aging in Finland / Pekka Puska --
Healthy aging in Germany / Ulla Schmidt --
Healthy aging from seventy to over one hundred in Germany : lessons from the Berlin Aging Study / Jacqui Smith and Paul Baltes --
Challenges of productive Aging in Japan / Shigeo Morioka --
Healthy aging in the Netherlands / C.I.J.M. Ross-van Dorp --
Aging in Spain : working toward creating new rights in the welfare state / José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero --
Health and aging in Sweden / Barbro Westerholm --
Aging in the United Kingdom / Sally Greengross --
Healthy aging in the United States / Jeanette Takamura --
Health and aging in Africa / Nana Araba Apt --
Aging of populations : is China's pattern unique? / Lincoln Chen and Lingling Zhang --Health and aging in India / Sharad D. Gokhale --
Health and aging in the eastern Mediterrean region / Mohamed H. El-Banouby --
Health and aging in Russia / Vladimir Kh. Khavinson and Olga N. Mikhailova --
Health and aging in Latin America and the Caribbean / Enrique Vega --
The biology of aging : current research and expected future gains / George Martin and Joshua Lederberg --
Exceptional longevity / Thomas Perls and Dellara Terry --
Cities, sociodiversity, and strategy / Jaime Lerner --
Creating a healthy environment for aging populations / Gloria M. Gutman --
How government, business, and social sector partnerships can finance programs for the aging / A. James Forbes, Jr. --
Policies and practices affecting health and longevity of people with disabilities : lessons from the United Kingdom / Hector Medora and Angela Hassiotis --
Keeping people active : continuing education programs that work / Julia Preece and Brian Findsen --
Longevity's impact on retirement security / C. Robert Henrikson --
Improving health care in America : lessons learned from the global village / William D. Novelli --
Epilogue : the road ahead / Erik Olsen.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass health care series.
Other Titles: Global health & aging
Responsibility: Mary Robinson [and others], editors ; foreword by Robert N. Butler.
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Recommended. This edited volume brings together a high-powered list of public policy experts to explain the impact of aging on regional development and global economies. (CHOICE, 05/2008) "This is Read more...

 
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