Global Health Products

  • Cultural Safety,Healthcare and Vulnerable Populations

    A Critical Theoretical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu

    Culturally safe healthcare is rapidly challenging previous notions of cultural competency or cultural sensitivity in healthcare provision. The increasing number of vulnerable populations means healthcare must be given by a healthcare provider who has developed a social consciousness in relation to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program, 1st Edition

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Pharmaceutical Patent Protection and World Trade Law

    The Unresolved Problem of Access to Medicines, 1st Edition

    By Jae Sundaram

    Patents, including pharmaceutical patents, enjoy extended protection for twenty years under the TRIPs Agreement. The Agreement has resulted in creating a two-tier system of the World Trade Organisation Member States, and its implementation has seen the price of pharmaceutical products skyrocket,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Economics of US Health Reform

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Diane M. Dewar

    The health care field is currently experiencing a great deal of change, including advances in medical technology, the development of new health care financing mechanisms, and the transformation of organizational arrangements. This text studies the health care system in the US, and selected other…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Big Food

    Critical perspectives on the global growth of the food and beverage industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon N. Williams, Marion Nestle

    Obesity is a global public health problem of crucial importance. Obesity rates remain high in high-income countries and are rapidly increasing in low- and middle- income countries. Concurrently, the global consumption of unhealthy products, such as soft drinks and processed foods, continues to rise…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mika Kivimäki, David G. Batty, Ichiro Kawachi, Andrew Steptoe

    The health effects of psychosocial factors are a widely discussed and controversial topic. Do positive and negative emotions affect our risk of developing physical disease? Are depressive individuals more likely to have cancer than those with an optimistic outlook on life? And what is the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence, 1st Edition

    By Justin Parkhurst

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Urban Poverty and Health Inequalities

    A Relational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte

    When discussing health, we talk about ailments and afflictions, the potential of modern medicine and the behaviours that affect our health. Yet although these relationships exist, they undermine a more socio-economic understanding of health. This timely book takes a critical perspective to argue…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Critical Approaches to Health

  • To Heal Humankind

    The Right to Health in History, 1st Edition

    By Adam Gaffney

    The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and—perhaps most importantly—it…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Rushton, Jeremy Youde

    This new Handbook presents an overview of cutting-edge research in the growing field of global health security. Over the past decade, the study of global health and its interconnection with security has become a prominent and rapidly growing field of research. Ongoing debates question whether…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

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