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An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

Author: Joia S Mukherjee; Paul Farmer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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AN INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH DELIVERY is a short but immersive introduction to global health's origins, actors, interventions, and challenges. Informed by physician Joia Mukherjee's quarter-century of experience fighting disease and poverty in more than a dozen countries, it delivers a clear-eyed overview of the movement underway to reduce global health disparities and establish sustainable access to care,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mukherjee, Joia S.
An Introduction to Global Health Delivery.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joia S Mukherjee; Paul Farmer
ISBN: 9780190662462 0190662468
OCLC Number: 1096521754
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages)
Contents: Cover; An Introduction to Global Health Delivery; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: History of Global Health; 1. The Roots of Global Health Inequity; 2. Reversing the Tide: Lessons from the Movement for AIDS Treatment Access; 3. The Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals; PART TWO: Principles of Global Health Delivery; 4. Global Health and the Global Burden of Disease; 5. Social Forces and Their Impact on Health; 6. Giving Care, Delivering Value; PART THREE: Health Systems Strengthening; 7. Human Resources for Health 8. Community Health Workers9. Evolution in Drug Access; 10. Monitoring, Evaluation, Disease Surveillance, and Quality Improvement; PART FOUR: Toward the Right to Health; 11. Universal Health Coverage: Ensuring Healthy Lives and Promoting Well-​Being for All at All Ages; 12. Health Financing; 13. Governance; 14. Building the Right to Health Movement: Activism, Advocacy, and Social Change; Appendix 1: Exercises; Appendix 2: Additional Resources; Index

Abstract:

AN INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL HEALTH DELIVERY is a short but immersive introduction to global health's origins, actors, interventions, and challenges. Informed by physician Joia Mukherjee's quarter-century of experience fighting disease and poverty in more than a dozen countries, it delivers a clear-eyed overview of the movement underway to reduce global health disparities and establish sustainable access to care, including details of what has worked so far -- and what hasn't.

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