Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

ISBN-10: 0199586306

ISBN-13: 9780199586301

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: Charles Guest, Walter Ricciardi, Ichiro Kawachi, Iain Lang

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List price: $34.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Ichiro Kawachi is a Professor of Social Epidemiology in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also Director of the Harvard Center for Society and Health. He has authored several books with Oxford University Press and New Press on society and health.S.V. Subramanian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has a PhD in geography with specialization in multilevel statistical methods, and he also has a master's degree in the field of development studies.Daniel Kim is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kim completed his medical degree, master's degree in epidemiology, and medical residency training in community medicine, all at the University of Toronto, and a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also currently completing his Doctor of Public Health degree at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Scoping public health problems
Priorities and ethics
Assessing health needs
Assessing health impacts
Economic assessment
Data and Information
Understanding data, information, and knowledge
Information technology and informatics
Qualitative methods
Epidemiological approach and design
Inference, causality and interpretation
Finding and appraising evidence
Health status
Investigating clusters
Health trends: registers
Direct Action
Communicable disease epidemics
Environmental health risks
Protecting and promoting health in the workplace
Engaging communities in participatory research and action
Emergency response
Health communication
Public health practice in primary care
Policy arenas
Developing healthy public policy
Translating policy into indicators and targets
Translating goals, indicators, and targets into public health action
Media advocacy for policy influence
Influencing international policy
Public health in poorer countries
Health-care systems
Planning health services
Funding and delivering health care
Commissioning health care
Using guidance and frameworks
Evaluating health-care systems
Health-care process and patient experience
Evaluating health-care technologies
Improving equity
Improving quality
Personal effectiveness
Developing leadership skills
Effective meetings
Effective writing
Working with the media
Communicating risk
Consultancy in a national strategy
Assessing and improving your own professional practice
Governance and accountability
Business planning
Controlling expenditures
Knowledge transfer
Health, sustainability, and climate change
Effective public health action
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