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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Igniting the power of community.
New York : Springer, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paul A Gaist
|Description:||1 online resource (xxv, 406 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||A brief history of CBOs/NGOs in health and public health / Julie A. Stachowiak --
From an idea to a sustainable organization : getting a grassroots CBO off the ground / Danielle German --
The importance of sustainability in international public health NGOs / Meaghan Smith --
Donor organizations : what you need to know / Kandy S. Ferree --
Philanthropy and the culture of giving : its beginnings, current character, and future expectations / Anisha S. Dharshi and Paul A. Gaist --
The freedom to innovate : the contributions of social entrepreneurs to the field of global public health / Beverly Schwartz --
Faith-based organizations and public health / Roland L. Santiago --
Disasters and conflict zones around the world : the roles and relationships of the military and nongovernmental organizations / Ramey L. Wilson --
Evidence, equity, and economics : lessons and challenges of the environmental health movement / Mary C. Sheehan --
On the frontline : community-based organizations in health research / Manchui Leung and Shobha Srinivasan --
YEAH : one story of inspiration and success / Alischa Ross --
The American Red Cross : delivering services and working with partners in the USA and around the world / Christy Feig --
CARE : the contribution of an international NGO to global health / Helene D. Gayle and Sanjay Sinho --
Health care for the homeless : beyond repairing the safety net / L. Louise Treherne and Jeff Singer --
Practical and pragmatic : strategically applying gender perspectives to increase the power of global health policies and programs / Geeta Rao Gupta and Sarah Degnan Kambou --
"Happy healthy muppets" : a look at sesame workshop's health initiatives around the world / Charlotte F. Cole, Jennifer Kotler, and Seeta Pai --
Working across sectors : preventing disease and promoting health through policy and practice / John M. Clymer --
Human trafficking and its public health implications / Emily Nykaza --
Healthy Carolinians microfinancing : igniting the power of the community / Mary Bobbit-Cooke --
Working across borders : transnational NGOs / Saul Levin --
Players and pawns : the current controversy with and clampdown on NGOs in Russia / Chris Cavanaugh --
Community-based organizations in the millennium : opportunities for growth, challenges to survival / Victoria A. Cargill.
|Responsibility:||Paul A. Gaist, editor.|
"Origins and impacts of health and disease exist in diverse communities throughout the world. Igniting the Power of Community clearly describes the organized response of persons and communities at
- Community health services.
- Public health -- Citizen participation.
- Public health -- International cooperation.
- Community organization.
- Non-governmental organizations.
- Community Health Services.
- International Cooperation.
- Public Health.
- Voluntary Health Agencies.
- Social Science.
- HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
- MEDICAL -- Public Health.
- MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
- HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
- MEDICAL -- Diseases.
- MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
- Öffentliches Gesundheitswesen.
- Nichtstaatliche Organisation.
- Internationale Kooperation.