Global Public Goods for Health: Health economic and public health perspectives

Paperback | October 24, 2003

EditorRichard Smith, Robert Beaglehole, David Woodward

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This title includes the following features: Copublication with the WHO; Considers how the Global Public Goods concept can advance the health of poor populations; Extends economic analysis of public goods to the health arena; Explores topical case studies with major implications for the health of populations; Reviews implications and limitations of the global public goods concept in pertinent public health areas; Globilization of health viewed from a unique perspective; Useful for teaching purposes

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This title includes the following features: Copublication with the WHO; Considers how the Global Public Goods concept can advance the health of poor populations; Extends economic analysis of public goods to the health arena; Explores topical case studies with major implications for the health of populations; Reviews implications and li...

Richard Smith is at School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, UK. Robert Beaglehole is at Department of Health Services Provision, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.61 inPublished:October 24, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Section 1: The global public goods for health concept1. Woodward and Smith: Global public goods for health: concept and issuesSection 2: Global public goods for health: Case studies2. Aylward, Acharya, England, Agocs and Linkins: Polio eradication3. Kim, Shakow, Castro, Vanderwarker and Farmer: Tuberculosis control4. Smith and Coast: Antimicrobial drug resistance5. McMichael, Butler and Ahern: Global environmentalSection 3: Knowledge: The central global public good for health6. Ghosh: Medical knowledge7. Thorsteinsdottir, Daar, Smith and Singer: Genomics knowledge8. Powles and Comin: Public health infrastructure and knowledgeSection 4: Enabling global public goods for health: The importance of legislation9. Fidler: International law10. Giesecke: International health regulations and epidemic control11. Taylor, Bettcher and Peck: International law and the international legislative process: The WHO framework convention on tobacco controlSection 5: A critique of the global public goods for health concept and practice12. Mooney and Dzator: Global public goods for health: A flawed paradigm?13. Smith and Woodward: Global public goods for health: Use and limitationsSection 6: Global public goods for health: The future14. Smith, Beaglehole, Woodward and Drager: Global public goods for health: from theory to policy