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Reducing the impact of poverty on health and human development : scientific approaches

Author: Stephen G Kaler; Owen M Rennert
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 1136.
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Part of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences series. Diverse elements contribute to poverty in the United States and elsewhere in the world, and this volume offers an in-depth look at  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen G Kaler; Owen M Rennert
ISBN: 9781573317115 157331711X
OCLC Number: 182913275
Description: xii, 378 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Tomsk, Russia: developing programs that address the linkage between poverty and disease --
Expanding global HIV treatment: case studies from the field --
Poverty and human immunodeficiency virus in children: a view from the Western Cape, South Africa --
Diseases of poverty with high mortality in infants and children: malaria, measles, lower respiratory infections, and diarrheal illnesses --
Malaria and poverty --
Hookworm and poverty --
Dracunculiasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and trachoma --
Eliminating lymphatic filariasis: a view from the field --
Intersectoral approaches to neglected diseases --
Chronic diseases in developing countries: health and economic burdens --
Poverty, maternal health, and adverse pregnancy outcomes --
Supporting the mental health of mothers raising children in poverty: how do we target them for intervention studies? --
Poverty, gender inequities, and women's risk of human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS --
Poverty and elimination of urban health disparities: challenge and opportunity --
Poverty and health disparities for American Indian and Alaska Native children: current knowledge and future prospects --
Trends in private insurance, Medicaid/State Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Healthcare Safety Net: implications for vulnerable populations and health disparities --
Health insurance and access to health care in the United States --
Poverty and access to health care in developing countries --
Poverty: the double burden of malnutrition in mothers and the intergenerational impact --
Latent effects of prenatal malnutrition on adult health: the example of schizophrenia --
Food security, poverty, and human development in the United States --
Diet and health outcomes in vulnerable populations --
Agriculture in Africa: strategies to improve and sustain smallholder production systems --
Building an alliance for a green revolution in Africa --
The effect of poverty on child development and educational outcomes --
Long-term effects of head start on low-income children --
Education for all: an imperative for reducing poverty --
Housing and health: intersection of poverty and environmental exposures --
Social and economic aspects of immigration --
Improving the health and lives of people living in slums --
Role of income and family influence on child outcomes --
Psychological costs of growing up poor --
Mandated empowerment: handing antipoverty policy back to the poor? --
The Chinese social benefit system in transition: reforms and impacts on income inequality --
Poverty, energy, and resource use in developing countries: focus on Africa --
Sustainable transfer of biotechnology to developing countries: fighting poverty by bringing scientific tools to developing-country partners --
Delivery of agricultural technology to resource-poor farmers in Africa.
Series Title: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 1136.
Responsibility: editors, Stephen G. Kaler and Owen M. Rennert.
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