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Title The handbook of global health policy / edited by Garrett W. Brown, Gavin Yamey, and Sarah Wamala. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell., 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 598 pages) : illustrations
Series Handbook of global policy series
Handbook of global policy series.
Note Includes index.
Summary "The Handbook of Global Health Policy provides a definitive source of the key areas in the field. It examines the ethical and practical dimensions of new and current policy models and their effect on the future development of global health and policy. Maps out key debates and policy structures involved in all areas of global health policy Isolates and examines new policy initiatives in global health policy Provides an examination of these initiatives that captures both the ethical/critical as well as practical/empirical dimensions involved with global health policy, global health policy formation and its implications Confronts the theoretical and practical questions of 'who gets what and why' and 'how, when and where?' Captures the views of a wide array of scholars and practitioners, including from low- and middle-income countries, to ensure an inclusive view of current policy debates "-- Provided by publisher
"Provides a state-of-the-art guide to global health and its associated policies, mapping out key debates, new initiatives, and policy structure"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Forward -- Global Health Policymaking in Transition / Sir Richard Feachem -- Introduction / Garrett Wallace Brown, Gavin Yamey and Sarah Wamala -- I. Global Health Policy and Global Health Governance -- Understanding Global Health Policy / Ruairí Brugha, Carlos Bruen and Viroj Tangcharoensathien -- Critical Reflections on Global Health Policy Formation: From Renaissance to Crisis / Sophie Harman -- Contemporary Global Health Governance: Origins, Functions and Challenges / Rajaie Batniji and Francisco Songane -- Global Health Justice and the Right to Health / Garrett Wallace Brown and Lauren Paremoer -- II. Narrowing the Gap Between Knowledge and Action -- Measuring the World's Health: How Good are our Estimates? / Nancy Fullman, Abraham Flaxman, Julie Knoll Rajaratnam, Rafael Lozano and Katherine Leach-Kemon -- Achieving Better Global Health Policy, Even When Health Metrics Data are Scanty / Peter Byass -- An Argument for Evidence-Based Policymaking in Global Health / Gavin Yamey and Jimmy Volmink -- Can Global Health Policy be Depoliticised? A Critique of Global Calls for Evidence-Based Policy / Amy Barnes and Justin Parkhurst -- III. The Politics of Risk, Disease and Neglect -- Dietary Policies to Reduce Noncommunicable Diseases / Ashkan Afshin, Renata Micha, Shahab Khatibzadeh, Laura A. Schmidt and Dariush Mozaffarian -- Ethical Reflections on Who Is At Risk: Vulnerability and Global Public Health / Christine Straehle -- Ethical and Economic Perspectives on Global Health Interventions / Sonia Bhalotra and Thomas Pogge -- Global Health Policy Responses to the World's Neglected Diseases / Mary Moran -- The Fight for Global Access to Essential Health Commodities / Manica Balasegaram, Michelle Childs and James Arkinstall -- The Social Determinants of Health / Arne Ruckert and Ronald Labonté -- IV. Diplomacy, Security and Humanitarianism -- Arguments for Securitizing Global Health Priorities / Simon Rushton.
Viral Sovereignty: The Downside Risks of Securitizing Infectious Disease / Stefan Elbe and Nadine Voelkner -- The Humanitarian Sector in Evolution: Repercussions for the Health Sector / François Grünewald and Veronique de Geoffroy -- The Limits of Humanitarian Action / Hugo Slim -- V. Financing and the Political Economy of Global Health -- The Global Health Financing Architecture and the Millennium Development Goals / Marco Schäferhoff, Christina Schrade and Matthew Schneider -- Can International Aid Improve Health? / Christopher J. Coyne and Claudia R. Williamson -- The Exterritorial Reach of Money: Global Finance and Social Determinants of Health / Ted Schrecker -- Trade Rules and Intellectual Property Protection for Pharmaceuticals / Valbona Muzaka -- The Health Systems Agenda: Prospects for the Diagonal Approach / Julio Frenk, Octavio Gómez-Dantés and Felicia M. Knaul -- Will Effective Health Delivery Platforms be Built in Low-Income Countries? / Gorik Ooms, Peter S. Hill and Yibeltal Assefa -- VI. Health Rights and Partnerships -- A Rights-Based Approach to Global Health Policy: What Contribution can Human Rights Make to Achieving Equity? / Lisa Forman -- From Aid to Accompaniment: Rules of the Road for Development Assistance / Vanessa Kerry, Agnes Binagwaho, Jonathan Weigel and Paul Farmer -- Global Health Partnerships: The Emerging Agenda / Jeremy Youde -- Partnerships and the MDGs: The Challenges of Reforming Global Health Governance / Michael Moran and Michael Stevenson -- VII. Beyond Globalization -- Preparing for the Next Pandemic / Adam Kamradt-Scott -- Globalization and Global Health / Matt X. Richardson, Mike M. Callaghan and Sarah Wamala.
Language English.
Subject World health.
Public health -- International cooperation.
Globalization -- Health aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- General.
Globalization -- Health aspects. (OCoLC)fst00943536
Public health -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst01082272
World health. (OCoLC)fst01181338
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Brown, Garrett Wallace, editor.
Yamey, Gavin, editor.
Wamala, Sarah P., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Handbook of global health policy. Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014 9780470674192 (DLC) 2013049096 (OCoLC)868147476
ISBN 9781118509609 (ePub)
1118509609 (ePub)
9781118509630 (Adobe PDF)
1118509633 (Adobe PDF)
9781118509623 (electronic bk.)
1118509625 (electronic bk.)
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