Health and Development: Toward a Matrix Approach

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Dezember 2006



There is growing awareness of the relationship between health and development. Is good health a consequence or a pre-requisite of country development? How does the long term impact of different diseases affect economic development? This book provides readers with a closer understanding of the role of international organizations in the health arena.


Table of Contents List of Tables List of Abbreviations Contributors' Biographies Preface; L. Brilliant and H. Rosling Introduction: Toward a Matrix Approach; A. Gatti and A. Boggio PART
I: THE GLOBAL HEALTH ARENA Global Health: Getting it Right; L. Garrett and K. Schneider The World Health Organization and its Role in Health and Development; R. Koskenmaki, E. Granziera and G. L. Burci Beyond the Matrix: Thinking Three-dimensionally About Social Determinants of Health; T. Schrecker  and R. Labonté Research and Innovation in Health and Development; S. A. Matlin PART
II: HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCES Health and Evolution; F. C. Sforza Health and Development: An Economic Perspective; D. Evans Health, Development, and Human Rights; S. Marks Health and Development: An Ethics Perspective; A. Boggio PART
III: GLOBAL HEALTH AND VULNERABILITY Health and Development: The Role of International Organizations in Population Ageing; C. Phillipson, C. Estes and E. Portacolone Child Health and Development; L. Richter and C. Desmond Women Health and Development; L. Manderson PART
IV: THE INTERRELATION BETWEEN SPECIFIC DISEASE AND DEVELOPMENT Long Term Impacts of Leading Chronic Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Comparative Analysis; D. Stuckler and D. Yach Strategies for Financing Universal Access to Health Care and Prevention: Lessons Learned and Perspective for the 21st Century; S. Spinaci and V. Crowel HIV Epidemic and Response: Social, Economic and Development Impact; K. A. Kutch, D. Yu and Y. Souteyrand Global TB Control: Persisting Problems, Shifting Solutions; M. W. Uplekar and M. C. Raviglione


GIAN LUCA BURCI is Legal Counsel of the World Health Organization, Switzerland.
FRANCESCO CAVALLI-SFORZA works as director, author, and science writer. Francesco currently holds the course of Genetics and Anthropology at the Department of Philosophy of Università Vita-Salute, in Italy.
VALERIE CROWELL is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Health and Epidemiology at the Swiss Tropical Institute, University of Basel, Switzerland.
CHRIS DESMOND is a Research Specialist in the Child, Youth, Family and Social Development Research Programme of the Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa.
CARROLL ESTES is Professor of Sociology and Founding Director of the Institute for Health and Ageing at the University of California, San Francisco, USA.
DAVID EVANS is Director of the Department of Health Systems Financing in the Cluster on Health Systems and Services at the World Health Organization, Switzerland.
LAURIE GARRETT is currently the Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, USA.
EGLE GRANZIERA is an Associate Legal Officer in the Office of the Legal Counsel of the World Health Organization, Switzerland.
RIIKKA KOSKENMÄKI is a Technical Officer (Legal) at the World Health Organization, Switzerland.
KERRY KUTCH is a Technical Officer in WHO's HIV Department Switzerland.
RONALD LABONTÉ holds a Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity at the Institute of Population Health. He is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, at University of Ottawa, and Adjunct Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, University of Saskatchewan.
LENORE MANDERSON is a medical anthropologist and social historian, and Professor in the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia.
STEPHEN MATLIN joined the Global Forum for Health Research in Geneva as Executive Director in January 2004. Stephen is a Senior Research Fellow at Oxford University, UK.
STEPHEN MARKS is François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights in the Department of Population and International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, USA.
CHRIS PHILLIPSON is Professor of Applied Social Studies and Social Gerontology and Director of the Institute of Ageing at Keele University, UK.
ELENA PORTACOLONE is a doctoral student in the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of California in San Francisco, USA.
MARIO RAVIGLIONE is the Director of the Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization, Switzerland.
LINDA RICHTER is the Executive Director of Child, Youth, Family and Social Development at the Human Sciences Research Council in South Africa. KAMMERLE SCHNEIDER is currently a research associate in the Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, USA.
TED SCHRECKER is a scientist with the rank of Associate Professor at the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada.
YVES SOUTEYRAND is the Coordinator of Strategic Information in WHO's HIV Department, Switzerland.
SERGIO SPINACI is a senior public health expert working since 1989 for the World Health Organization in Geneva. Since 2006 he is the Associate Director of the WHO Global Malaria Programme, Switzerland.
DAVID STUCKLER is a junior research fellow at Christ Church in Oxford. He is also a member of Oxford Health Alliance economics working group, UK.
MUKUND UPLEKAR is a medical officer in the Stop TB Department at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
Derek Yach is Director of Global Health Policy at PepsiCo, USA.
Dungbao Yo works at WHO's HIV Department, Switzerland.
EAN: 9781403947376
ISBN: 1403947376
Untertitel: Toward a Matrix Approach. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2006
Seitenanzahl: 261 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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