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Peace through health : how health professionals can work for a less violent world

Author: Akshaya Neil Arya; Joanna Santa Barbara
Publisher: Sterling, VA : Kumarian Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes tools that can further peace once war is understood as a public health problem. This book covers topics such as prevention and therapy, program evaluations, medical ethics, activism,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Akshaya Neil Arya; Joanna Santa Barbara
ISBN: 9781565492585 1565492587
OCLC Number: 181903699
Description: ix, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Joanna Santa Barbara and Neil Arya --
History of peace through health / Simon Rushton --
Setting the role of the health sector in context : multi-track peacework / Graeme MacQueen --
Mechanisms of peace through health / Graeme MacQueen and Joanna Santa Barbara --
The health effects of war / Victor W. Sidel and Barry S. Levy --
Future wars / Joanna Santa Barbara --
What values underlie our actions? / Graeme MacQueen --
Human rights / Lowell Ewert and Dabney Evans --
Medical ethics / Neil Arya --
Respect for culture / Maria Kett and Karen Trollope-Kumar --
Speaking truth to power : acting on values, ethics, and rights in South Africa / Wendy Orr --
Analyzing a peace through health problem / Joanna Santa Barbara --
Tools for peace through health work. Peace and conflict impact assessment / Kenneth Bush --
Do no harm / Marshall Wallace --
The peacebuilding filter / Anne Bunde-Birouste and Anthony Zwi --
Dealing with conflict / Joanna Santa Barbara. Epidemiology as a tool for interdisciplinary peace and health studies / Rob Chase and Neil Arya --
Primary prevention. Preventing war by weapon limitation / Ian Maddocks --
Opposing gun violence in the United States / Katherine Kaufer Christoffel --
The health professional as activist / Helen Caldicott --
Acting on human rights in Nepal / Khagendra Dahal and Sonal Singh --
Peace education as primary prevention / Joanna Santa Barbara --
Secondary prevention. Humanitarian ceasefires / Neil Arya --
The role of medical journals : bridges, and Israeli-Palestinian public health magazine / Ambrogio Manenti --
Healing across the divides : American medical peacebuilding in the Middle East / Norbert Goldfield --
A model for improving mental health in Palestine : an alternative view on peace and health? / Hana Saab and Viet Nguyen-Gillham --
The Iraq body count project : a citizen initiative in response to government indifference and inaction / John Sloboda and Hamit Dardagan --
Doctor as witness : opposing economic sanctions on Iraq (1990-2003) / Neil Arya --
Tertiary prevention. Psychosocial healing / Paula Gutlove --
Community-based rehabilitation / Will Boyce --
Butterfly peace garden : healing war-affected children in Sri Lanka / Bob Chase --
The World Health Organization : health as a bridge for peace / Neil Arya. Evaluation of peace through health initiatives / Joanna Santa Barbara --
Expanding the bounds of medical peace practice / Klaus Melf, Neil Arya and Caecilie Buhmann --
Social injustice and the responsibility of health-care workers : observation, assessment, action / Evan Lyon, Jim Yong Kim and Paul Farmer --
Living in harmony with the Earth and with each other / John Last --
A role for emergency humanitarian aid organizations in peace? / Ann Duggan --
Students and peace through health : education, projects, and theory / Caecilie Buhmann and Andrew D. Pinto --
Technology and activism / Alex Rosen and Tarek Loubani --
Educating health professionals in peace / Neil Arya, Klaus Melf, and Caecilie Buhmann --
Looking ahead / Neil Arya and Joanna Santa Barbara.
Responsibility: edited by Neil Arya and Joanna Santa Barbara.
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