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In-depth insight into how our health and the health of every living creature and our ecosystem are all inextricably connected. Presents critical population health topics, written by an international group of experts Addresses the technical aspects of the subject Offers potential policy solutions to help mitigate current threats and prevent additional threats from occurring
This book makes an original contribution in addressing contemporary critical discussions and reflections on international health policies, strategies, programmes, systems, diseases, disasters, and public health issues. It includes reflections on how levels of governance, development and technical assistance affect countries' disaster readiness and health systems.
In this book, we invited 146 authors with expertise in health policy, systems design, management, research, or practice, from each of the countries included, to consider health reforms or systems improvements in their country or region.
Healthcare needs in the United States are challenging and continuously evolving. As a result, healthcare is a constant priority for leaders at the federal, state, and local levels. Healthcare leaders who have a strong understanding of the basics of health policy are optimally positioned to improve health and healthcare in both their organizations and their communities.
A comprehensive guide to effective strategic management of health care organizations. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations provides essential guidance for leading health care organizations through strategic management. This structured approach to strategic management examines the processes of strategic thinking, consensus building and documentation of that thinking into a strategic plan, and creating and maintaining strategic momentum - all essential for coping with the rapidly evolving health care industry. Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations fully explains how strategic managers must become strategic thinkers with the ability to evaluate a changing industry, analyze data, question assumptions, and develop new ideas.
Yidl in the Middle looks at growing up "different" in America. In this evocative, entertaining film, filmmaker Marlene Booth probes her Iowa-Jewish roots. Through home movies, period photos, her high school reunion, and current interviews, she examines the complicated process of negotiating identity -- as an American, a Jew, and a woman. A compelling film, sure to provoke discussion. "This extraordinary film is not only about growing up Jewish in cornbelt America...It is universally relevant to all of us as we find our places in a world of others."
Get a behind the scenes look at the command center at the Centers for Disease Control, or CDC. The center coordinates emergency responses to domestic and international public health threats like anthrax attacks, Hurricane Katrina, outbreaks of SARS, monkey pox, E. coli, and the H1N1 flu. A Production of the CDC and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
With the average American consuming about 22 teaspoons of sugar every day, it's no wonder obesity and other health problems are on the rise. But here's what's really frightening: eighty percent of the sugar we consume isn't in candy or desserts - it's hidden in foods like "healthy" breakfast cereals, yogurts, and microwave meals. This film shows how consumers are being misled about the quantity and form of sugar in their diets, and how the health effects of sugar are being downplayed as the sugar lobby continues to go on the offensive. According to some doctors, sugar is not just an empty calorie, it's a poison as dangerous as nicotine and a leading cause of a number of serious illnesses. As well as the epidemic in child obesity, sugar has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and many common cancers. Once again, the truth is a bitter pill
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) is a community-driven strategic planning process for improving community health. Facilitated by public health leaders, this framework helps communities apply strategic thinking to prioritize public health issues and identify resources to address them.