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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 Towards a healthy concept of health.

This chapter focused on the One Health approach, its definition as well as implications of the definition. In order to aim for a 'healthy' concept one always needs to analyse how the concept is defined and where the boundaries to other concepts are. In everyday work, many crucial concepts such as...

Author(s)
Lerner, H.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Summary and outlook: one health in practice.

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of what One Health entails, from its current positioning in the global and planetary health scene, by building on historical elements and providing key theoretical, methodological and practical issues of One Health.

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Tanner, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Control strategy and organization.

This chapter describes the instigation of control methods to an established endemic infectious disease or outbreak. Outbreak and epidemiological investigation, surveillance, control and eradication, campaigns and integrated health care, social factors in control programmes, and health promotion are ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Involving the communities and civil society.

This chapter describes how the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh is involving and empowering the char communities in different ways to continue the development of their area. The roles of local government institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and field-level...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of women in development.

This chapter discusses the impacts of the gender empowerment activities of the Char Development and Settlement Project in Bangladesh on women's land ownership and economic condition, household food security, fuel security, access to health care, water and sanitation, and education of girls.

Author(s)
Begum, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urbanization, living standards and sustainability.

This chapter focuses on the negative and positive impact of urbanization and urban population growth on the environment and human health over the course of history. While urbanization creates challenges with waste disposal, air pollution and the provision of clean water, it enables economies of...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Empowerment of women and sustainable development in the 20th century: the Yoruba women example.

This chapter examines empowerment and sustainability through Yoruba women's professional pursuits in Nigeria. It analyses the manifestation of empowerment indices in the lives of women in education, health, business and other sectors. The impact and roles of women's professional pursuits to the...

Author(s)
Oladejo, M. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability.

This chapter explores 3 issues that may explain some possible causes of dissatisfaction among cruise ship passengers: illness outbreaks (e.g. Norovirus infection transmitted via food or person-to-person transmission), onboard crime (e.g. theft, assault and sexual assault), and health services...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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