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Cover for Policies for health in the 21st century.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) Comment on the state of academic health promotion; (ii) explain the differences between health policy, social policy and health in all policy; (iii) explore the policy process; (iv) introduce key ideas from the policy analysis literature; (v) show how ideology...

Author(s)
Warwick-Booth, L.; Rowlands, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The foundations of health promotion.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) explore concepts of 'health' held by lay people and health promoters; (ii) introduce recent work on the social determinants of health; (iii) introduce certain threshold concepts including salutogenesis, social models of health and upstream thinking; (iv) establish...

Author(s)
Cross, R.; Rowlands, S.; Foster, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Professional practice.

This book chapter seeks to: (i) explore the role of the settings approach to health promotion and the need for organizational change; (ii) discuss the importance of evidence-based practice and evaluation; (iii) describe some of the ethical issues in practising health promotion; (iv) suggest a means ...

Author(s)
Woodall, J.; Rowlands, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245332)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One health in policy development: options to prevent rabies in cattle in Bhutan.

This chapter describes the complex issue of handling rabies cases in cattle in Bhutan and illustrates the value of taking a cross-sectoral One Health approach to developing policy options.

Author(s)
Rinchen, S.; Tenzin, T.; Gurung, R. B.; Rinzin, K.; Cork, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One health into action: integrating global health governance with national priorities in a globalized world.

This chapter describes the evolution of global health governance (GHG), from the early years of international health diplomacy in the 19th century, to a discussion of the systems, actors and networks that currently hold a stake in GHG today. The various options, considerations and challenges that...

Author(s)
Okello, A.; Vandersmissen, A.; Welburn, S. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and sustainable and healthy diets.

Promoting good nutrition, health and sustainable food systems in the context of population growth, dietary transition and a changing climate is a central challenge of our time. While climate change has an impact on our food systems and diets, our food systems and dietary patterns also affect...

Author(s)
Pahlen, C. T. von der
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quality of life of animals in veterinary medical practice.

This chapter examines the complex concept of quality of life. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of QOL for animals. This chapter likewise suggest how veterinary surgeons, and animal owners, might better assess and improve animals' QOL. Arguably, QOL is/or should be the single most...

Author(s)
Yeates, J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of switching from intravenous to oral administration.

Creating an institutional IV to PO conversion policy is an easy way for antimicrobial stewardship programmes to demonstrate value while improving patient outcomes, reducing resistance, reducing cost, and improving patient safety. This chapter will further discuss the reasons behind IV to PO...

Author(s)
Wagner, J. L.; Davis, S. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship and the importance of working with the government and pharmaceutical industry.

This chapter is intended to provide an overview of legislative and policy efforts to bolster antimicrobial stewardship across the globe, with examples of how the government, policymakers, the pharmaceutical industry, and clinicians have worked together for antimicrobial stewardship-related...

Author(s)
Hermsen, E. D.; Mahoney, N. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notification and health regulations.

Because of the serious nature of the disease or the ease by which it is transmitted, some diseases are notified. Individual countries will have their own priorities as to which diseases these should be, whereas international agreement specifies certain diseases which must be notified to other...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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