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A Life in Public Health: An Insider's Retrospective

by Breslow, Lester, MD, MPH

<p>From his time as a Truman appointee on the Health Needs of the Nation to his tenure as Dean of UCLAís School of Public Health, Dr. Lester Breslow has been a force behind the most important public health developments of the last century. With ...

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A Right to Health

Medicine, Marginality, and Health Care Reform in Northeastern Brazil

by Jessica Scott Jerome

In 1988, a new health care system, the Sistema Único de Saúde (Unified Health Care System or SUS) was formally established in Brazil. The system was intended, among other goals, to provide universal access to health care services and to redefine

ISBN: 9780292766648

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A Spirit of Charity

Restoring the Bond between America and Its Public Hospitals

by Mike King

<p><!--StartFragment-->'Any effort at health care reform must first understand the essential role of public hospitals, which is what makes <em>A Spirit of Charity </em>required reading for policy makers and health advocates alike.' - Otis ...

ISBN: 9781944962081

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A Town Called Asbestos

Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community

by Jessica van Horssen

For decades, manufacturers from around the world relied on asbestos from the town of Asbestos, Quebec, to produce fire-retardant products. Then, over time, people learned about the mineral’s devastating effects on human health. Dependent on this

ISBN: 9780774828444

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Access to Behavioral Health Care for Geographically Remote Service Members and Dependents in the U.S.

by Ryan Andrew Brown, Grant N. Marshall, Joshua Breslau & others

Concerns about access to behavioral health care for military service members and their dependents living in geographically remote locations prompted research into how many in this population are remote and the effects of this distance on their ...

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Accounting for Health Impacts of Climate Change

by Asian Development Bank

Climate change will affect health in most countries in Asia and the Pacific. It will challenge the public health community at the global, regional and national levels with emerging diseases and existing diseases increasing and spreading ...

ISBN: 9789290923602

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Advocacy Strategies for Health and Mental Health Professionals

From Patients to Policies

by Stuart Lustig, MD, MPH

<p>"[I]t is becoming much more common for mental health providers to become community mental health advocates, and given the complexities and nuances associated with tasks such as getting involved with legislative issues or fund raising, a work ...

ISBN: 9780826109071

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American Public, attention please: SURVIVAL SKILLS for USMLES and MEDICAL LICENSING in THE UNITED STATES

by KATHERINE MILLER

<p>This book is to help foreign medical doctors who immigrate to the US legally to return to practice medicine via medical licensing. This book explains in very details all the steps and important issues to help foreign medical doctors to start ...

ISBN: 1230001389678

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An Introduction to the US Health Care System

Sixth Edition

by Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM, Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH & Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH

<p>Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides

ISBN: 9780826103154

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An Undisciplined Economist

Robert G. Evans on Health Economics, Health Care Policy, and Population Health

by Morris L. Barer, Greg L. Stoddart, Kimberlyn M. McGrail & others

For four decades Robert Evans has been Canada’s foremost health policy analyst and commentator, playing a leadership role in the development of both health economics and population health at home and internationally. An Undisciplined Economist ...

ISBN: 9780773599475

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Analyzing Markets for Health Workers: Insights from Labor and Health Economics

by McPake, Barbara

This publication is part of the Bank's multiyear program to enhance its knowledge of HRH policies. The program's ultimate objective is to strengthen knowledge and capacity to collect evidence, analyze, and evaluate the effectiveness of HRH ...

ISBN: 9781464802256

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Assessing Alternative Modifications to the Affordable Care Act

Impact on Individual Market Premiums and Insurance Coverage

by Christine Eibner & Evan Saltzman

This report summarizes analysis in which the COMPARE microsimulation model was used to estimate how several potential changes to the Affordable Care Act, including eliminating the individual mandate and eliminating the law’s tax-credit ...

ISBN: 9780833091079

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Assessing the Implications of Allowing Transgender Personnel to Serve Openly

by Agnes Gereben Schaefer, Radha Iyengar, Srikanth Kadiyala & others

The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a change in policy to allow transgender military personnel to serve openly. A RAND study examined the health care needs of transgender personnel, the costs of gender transition–related care, and the ...

ISBN: 9780833094377

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Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care

Canada's Provinces in International Perspective

by Gregory P. Marchildon & Livio Di Matteo

Through Canadian and international perspectives, <em>Bending the Cost Curve in Health Care</em> explores the management of growing health costs in an extraordinarily complex arena. The book moves beyond previous debates, agreeing that while ...

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Black Feat: A Personal Walk to Open Heart Surgery Where There Is No Foe to Fight Except A Contracted Self

by Jones, Louella Rosie

<p>Caressing the spirit of African-American women both domestically and globally, <I>Black Feat</I>, through the power of story, offers a cultural perspective on medical impressions in black women and identifies duplicity in health care ...

ISBN: 9781491771471

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Bodies in a Broken World

Women Novelists of Color and the Politics of Medicine

by Ann Folwell Stanford

In this multidisciplinary study, Ann Folwell Stanford reads literature written by U.S. women of color to propose a rethinking of modern medical practice, arguing that personal health and social justice are inextricably linked. Drawing on ...

ISBN: 9780807862254

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Case Studies on Corporations and Global Health Governance

Impacts, Influence and Accountability

by Nora Kenworthy, Ross MacKenzie, Lecturer in Health Studies, Macquarie University, Australia & Kelley Lee, Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, Simon Fraser University

<span><span>There is growing evidence of the wide-ranging impacts of corporations in selected industries on global patterns of health and disease. However, limited analysis has been undertaken of the increasing corporate involvement in ...

ISBN: 9781783483587

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Catastrophic Care

How American Health Care Killed My Father--and How We Can Fix It

by David Goldhill

<p>A visionary investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding coverage will actually make things worse, and how our health care can be transformed into a transparent, affordable, ...

ISBN: 9780307961556

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Community Mental Health in Canada, Revised and Expanded Edition

Theory, Policy, and Practice

by Simon Davis

<EM>Community Mental Health in Canada</EM> offers a timely, critical overview of the provision of public mental health services in Canada, past, present, and future. This new edition has been substantially revised and expanded and includes a ...

ISBN: 9780774827010

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Compound Solutions

Pharmaceutical Alternatives for Global Health

by Susan Craddock

<DIV><P>Claiming 1.5 million lives in 2015, tuberculosis is the world’s most deadly infectious disease. Because of the population it overwhelmingly affects, however, pharmaceutical companies are uninterested in developing better drugs for the ...

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