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Aging, Place, and Health : a global perspective by William A. Satariano; Marlon MausAging, Place, and Health: A Global Perspective examines the interplay of biological, social, and environmental factors affecting the health and well-being of aging individuals, their families, and communities. With a strong interdisciplinary focus, this book provides a clear, coherent structure to address the diversity of topics in this increasingly vital field. With contributions from leading experts in the field of aging and public health, the book explores key areas in the epidemiology of aging. Each chapter addresses an important topic in aging from survival, to function, depression, and health conditions. The final chapters translate aging research into practice and policy. Aging, Place, and Health: A Global Perspective follows an ecological model, recognizing that patterns of health and well-being are due to a dynamic interplay of biological, behavioral, social, and environmental factors that play out over the life course of individuals, families, neighborhoods, and communities
Call Number: Online / ebook -- Ebook Central
Publication Date: 2017-03-16
Global Health Watch 5 by People's Health Movement Staff; Medact; Medico International; Third World Network; Asociación Latinoamericana de Medicina Social; Health Poverty ActionFor over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health and healthcare, challenging conventional wisdom and pioneering innovative new approaches to the field. This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within the context of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Collaboratively written by academics and activists drawn from a variety of movements, research institutions, and civil society groups, its case studies cover some of the most pressing issues in world health, from the resurgence of epidemic diseases such as Ebola to antimicrobial resistance, climate change, and illegal drugs. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.