Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy

Written By Sebastian Kevany
Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 26 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128186828
  • Pages : 250 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy written by Sebastian Kevany which was release on 26 November 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy: Field Experiences in International Relations, Security, and Public Health Epidemics fills real-world gaps in training for those destined to work on health and health systems in challenging, resource-deprived environments. Key topics include global health programs and individual adaptability for developing country settings, the interface between different actors in the global health diplomacy realm (e.g. ambassadors, embassies and the military), the ethical and economic implications of global health diplomacy at the service delivery level, the definition and illustration of the ‘smart global health’ paradigm, and the essential elements for individuals and organizations to design and deliver advances in international relations and altruism. This book provides an accessible, practical resource on advanced aspects of global health program design and delivery for global health practitioners and other international staff working on public health initiatives and programs in developing countries. Offers an innovative, accessible field guide for global health workers in diplomatic aspects of their work Provides helpful insight on how to resolve ethical dilemmas in global health (e.g. resource allocation decisions) Maintains a high level of focus on advanced aspects of global health program design and delivery

Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy

Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy
  • Author : Sebastian Kevany
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Barefoot Global Health Diplomacy: Field Experiences in International Relations, Security, and Public Health Epidemics fills real-world gaps in training for those destined to work on health and health systems in challenging, resource-deprived environments. Key topics include global health programs and individual adaptability for developing country settings, the interface between different ...

The Changing Landscape of Global Health Diplomacy

The Changing Landscape of Global Health Diplomacy
  • Author : Katherine E. Bliss
  • Publisher : Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • Release Date : 2013-05-08
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : In late 2012, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center organized a working group to analyze the opportunities for global health diplomacy in Barack Obama’s second term. This volume presents those analyses. Taken together, the studies show that the world of global health diplomacy is quite dynamic at the moment, with ...

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  • Author : Priscilla Roberts,Odd Arne Westad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-17
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : This book explores the forces that impelled China, the world’s largest socialist state, to make massive changes in its domestic and international stance during the long 1970s. Fourteen distinguished scholars investigate the special, perhaps crucial part that the territory of Hong Kong played in encouraging and midwifing China’s ...

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  • Author : L. Chan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-01-03
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : This book explores public health in China in particular the management of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with the goal of understanding China's compliance with and resistance to the norms and rules embedded in the global health regime....

China Engages Global Governance

China Engages Global Governance
  • Author : Gerald Chan,Pak K. Lee,Lai-Ha Chan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2011-10-25
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : "This book focuses on China's increasing involvement in global governance as a result of the phenomenal rise in its global power. It provides a comprehensive assessment of China's increasing influence over how world affairs are being managed, how other major powers are reacting to the increasing Chinese clout in global ...

The People s Health

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  • Author : Xun Zhou
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20
  • Total pages : 369
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : In 1949, the Communist Party of China pledged that its approach to health care would differ markedly from that of the former Nationalist government and the "imperialist" West. For the next thirty years, under Mao's leadership, the People's Republic of China made improving the health of the entire population a central ...

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  • Author : Marcos Cueto,Theodore M. Brown,Elizabeth Fee
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-11
  • Total pages : 394
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : A history of the World Health Organization, covering major achievements in its seventy years while also highlighting the organization's internal tensions. This account by three leading historians of medicine examines how well the organization has pursued its aim of everyone, everywhere attaining the highest possible level of health....

Governing Health in Contemporary China

Governing Health in Contemporary China
  • Author : Yanzhong Huang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : The lack of significant improvement in people’s health status and other mounting health challenges in China raise a puzzling question about the country’s internal transition: why did the reform-induced dynamics produce an economic miracle, but fail to reproduce the success Mao had achieved in the health sector? This ...

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  • Author : Nancy Burke
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2013-06
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : This collection of essays challenges static and binary discourses regarding the Cuban healthcare system, bringing together papers that paint a nuanced and dynamic picture of the intricacies of Cuban health(care) as it is represented and experienced both on the island and around the world....

China and the Globalization of Biomedicine

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  • Author : David Luesink,William H. Schneider,Zhang Daqing
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Argues that developments in biomedicine in China should be at the center of our understanding of biomedicine, not at the periphery...

Global Transformations in the Life Sciences 1945 1980

Global Transformations in the Life Sciences  1945   1980
  • Author : Patrick Manning,Mat Savelli
  • Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-29
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : The second half of the twentieth century brought extraordinary transformations in knowledge and practice of the life sciences. In an era of decolonization, mass social welfare policies, and the formation of new international institutions such as UNESCO and the WHO, monumental advances were made in both theoretical and practical applications ...

Achieving Health for All

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  • Author : David Bishai,Meike Schleiff
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Perry, James F. Phillips, Meike Schleiff, Melissa Sherry, Rita Thapa, Kebede Worku...

Virulent Zones

Virulent Zones
  • Author : Lyle Fearnley
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-23
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Scientists have identified southern China as a likely epicenter for viral pandemics, a place where new viruses emerge out of intensively farmed landscapes and human--animal interactions. In Virulent Zones, Lyle Fearnley documents the global plans to stop the next influenza pandemic at its source, accompanying virologists and veterinarians as they ...

State of the World 2010

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  • Author : Worldwatch Institute
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Many of the environmental and social problems we face today are symptoms of a deeper systemic failing: a dominant cultural paradigm that encourages living in ways that are often directly counter to the realities of a finite planet. This paradigm, typically referred to as 'consumerism,' has already spread to ...

A Diplomacy of the Oppressed

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  • Author : Georgina Ashworth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128186828
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Summary : Contributors address issues in the international women's movement, such as conflict resolution; violence; free trade zones; the environment; culture and national identity; health; the media; human rights; and employment, focusing on the position of women in all areas of the world. For students in wo...