Future Public Health: Burdens, Challenges And Opportunities by S. DawsonFuture Public Health: Burdens, Challenges And Opportunities by S. Dawson

Future Public Health: Burdens, Challenges And Opportunities

byS. DawsonEditorZ. Slote Morris

Hardcover | December 17, 2008

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Situating public health within its social, environmental and political context, this book looks to the future through a realistic analysis of policy frameworks, effective interventions and robust measurement and evaluation. Using a multidisciplinary perspective it creates a compelling vision for public health policy.
JENNY AMERY, MB ChB, MSc, FFPHM, public health doctor, is Senior Health Adviser with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), currently based in New Delhi, India. SUE ATKINSON CBE, BSc, MB.BChir, MA, FFPH, is an independent Public Health Consultant, previously Director of Public Health for London and Health Advisor to th...
Title:Future Public Health: Burdens, Challenges And OpportunitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:307 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.17 inPublished:December 17, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230013597

ISBN - 13:9780230013599


Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: POLICY FRAMEWORKS Devolution and Public Health Politics in the United Kingdom; S. L. Greer International Public Health - The Future Place of Primary Care; J. Amery & S. Gillam Improving Public Health: Balancing Between Poles; S. Atkinson Social marketing: Putting the Public, not Professionals, at the Heart of Public Health; Don't Rain on my Parade! J. French PART II: INFLUENCING OUTCOMES Promoting Healthy Behaviour: Evidence from Psychology; L. Corbett Embedding Public Health Policy in the Social Context : Sexual Behaviour and Perceptions of Risk; Z. Slote Morris & S. Dawson In Sickness and in Health? Dynamics of Health, Cohabitation in United Kingdom; M. Karlsson, L. Mayhew & B. Rickayzen Successful Ageing: A Useful Concept for the Future? Y. Doyle, M. Sherriff & M. McKee Developing an Index of Capability for Older People: A New Form of Measure for Public Health Interventions? J. Coast, T. Flynn, I. Grewal, J. Lewis, L. Natarajan, K. Sproston & T. Peters Recruitment Into Lifestyle Modification Programmes: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective; S. Bhalotra & D. S. Shepard PART III: EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH Evaluating the Societal Costs of Potentially Preventable Illnesses: Developing a Common Approach; G. Lister, R. Fordham, M. Mugford, A. Olukoga, E. Wilson & D. McVey What Use Has Been Made of Economic Evaluation in Public Health: A Systematic Review of the Literature; D. McDaid & J. Needle Towards Investment in Public Health: The Emergence of a Burden of Economic Proof; R. Fordham The Challenges of Developing Cost-effective Public Health Guidance: A NICE Perspective; K. Chalkidou, A. J. Culyer, H. Naidoo & P. Littlejohns Conclusion