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  • Health is everybody’s business. We have a population that is living longer and is likely to carry a burden of chronic disease. An increasing number of products, treatments and information are available to an informed health consumer and ‘health’ is discussed by those as diverse as Kylie Minogue in relation to breast cancer, Jamie Oliver in relation to healthy food for children and Bill Gates in relation to human immunodefi ciency virus/acquired immune defi ciency syndrome (HIV/ AIDS) treatments.

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  • Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Globalization and social determinants of health: Promoting health equity in global governance (part 3 of 3)

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  • I would like to start by saying how pleased I am that Health Promotion in Midwifery has reached a second edition, the first having been more popular than my editors at Arnold or I had ever dreamed possible. The development of the principles and practices laid out in this second edition will enable midwives and other health professionals to keep health promotion at the forefront of their midwifery practice. The popularity of this, and other publications, demonstrates that midwifery and health promotion are very comfortable partners in the minds and hearts of midwives....

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  • In the past few decades, the European workforce has seen a substantial rise in the number of employed women. There is an increasing trend in women entering most occupations while still carrying the responsibilities of domestic labor. Professional and domestic demands can be overwhelming and diff cult to balance, thus placing women in a very sensitive yet powerful position.

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  • The World Health Organization and the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with the Key Centre for Women’s Health in Society, in the School of Population Health at the University of Melbourne, Australia are pleased to present this joint publication of available evidence on the intricate relationship between women’s mental and reproductive health. The review comprises the most recent information on the ways in which mental health concerns intersect with women’s reproductive health.

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  • As a long-standing advocate for understanding issues of cultural and ethnic diversity, I have served as President of APA Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, and currently chair the American Psychological Association’s Commission for the Recruitment, Retention and Training of Ethnic Minorities implementation task force (CEMRRAT2). Both of these organizations were instrumental in the approval of the APA Multicultural Guidelines for Practice and the promotion of empirical research addressing mental health issues of ethnic minority clinical populations.

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  • These guidelines have been developed to help ensure that, in all research sponsored by the Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Program, appropriate respect is given to the cultures, languages, knowledge and values of Aboriginal peoples’ legitimate knowledge. These guidelines represent the standard of best practice adopted by the Saskatoon Aboriginal Women’s Health Research Advisory Committee.

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  • The goal of equality between women and men is a basic principle of the United Nations (UN), which is set out in the Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations.

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  • Since 1995, the WHO Regional Office for Europe has been committed to reducing the public health hazards associated with prisons and protecting and promoting health in prisons. Regional Office reports such as the 2007 Health in prisons: a WHO guide to the essentials in prison health have combined the latest research and analysis from experts in the field and have raised the profile of prison health issues.

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  • It is concluded that coordination between elderly housing and health care is inefficient and that they should be more integrated with one another.

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  • There is both controversy and confusion concerning appropriate stockpiling in order to be prepared for disasters. If we are to be self-sufficient and “on our own” for prolonged time periods, there must be some level of critical supplies stored on-site. Most documents acting as checklists, or that address LTC preparedness, will site the need for such stockpiling, but neglect to give recommendations or provide specific numbers (Department of Health and Human Services 2007; Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center for Public Health Preparedness and Response 2007; Krause 2007).

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  • These health impacts involve about $10 billion in annual economic damages. Loss of life and pain and suffering account for about $4.1 and $4.8 billion of this total. Annual health care costs of air pollution are in the order of $600 million; lost productivity accounts for an additional $560 million in annual damages. These economic damages are expected to increase substantially over the next 20 years. The ASAP will reduce health and economic damages by about 11% overall, compared to the status quo. The residual damages (i.e.

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  • During the last few decades inordinate attention has been paid to the promotion of ‘healthy’ living. This has come from governmental, academic, commercial and popular sources. Few people today can be unaware of the espoused merits of such a lifestyle. Anyone who has visited a supermarket recently, turned on the television, listened to the radio or read a magazine must have noticed that awareness of health issues is growing. Health is clearly a topical issue at both political and cultural levels....

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  • It is a cause for celebration to be able to introduce this thought-provoking book to a wider public. Each chapter is the tip of an iceberg of knowledge and experience, perfectly replicating the sense of discovery of the original study day that inspired the book. The Social Perspectives Network (SPN) is a network open to anyone who is interested in looking at mental distress in terms of people’s social experience – how social factors may both contribute to people becoming distressed, and play a crucial part in promoting their recovery.

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  • If you have ever been asked by a client, family member, student, or policy maker, if there is more to treatment for mental illness than just symptom reduction, this book is for you. This question fi rst emerges from the idea that the pursuit of health is a common, human goal, intrinsic to all individuals in all societies. This is not a new phenomenon. However, there are certain groups who suffer greatly from the dual challenge of physical illness and mental health conditions. In their case, health has been less of a goal and more of a byproduct following treatment for distressing symptoms.

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  • Tham khảo sách 'policies and practices for mental health in europe', y tế - sức khoẻ, y học thường thức phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả

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  • Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, landslides and volcanic eruptions—and the devastation they inflict—are all too familiar to the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. In the last decade, natural disasters have caused more than 45,000 deaths in the region, left 40 million injured or in need of assistance, and carried a price tag—in direct damage alone—of more than US$20 billion.1 The health sector has proven particularly vulnerable to such havoc.

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  • This book highlights the needs and healthcare concerns of women in their mid life.Women in middle age are often overlooked by medical practitioners. From the end of childbearing to old age, approximately ages 40–65 years, their health needs are complex and changing. This is a time of challenge and opportunity, when the physician and woman working collaboratively can change her health and future. Mid-life healthcare is far more than hormones.

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  • ‘Health Promotion’ is rapidly establishing itself as an important force within the ‘New Public Health’, itself an important feature of contemporary approaches to health and health care provision. Whilst debates have raged around definitions of health promotion and the differences between health promotion and health education, there has been little concern for the nature of the knowledge base being drawn upon by health promoters and researchers discussing such topics.

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  • The Member States in the WHO European Region met at the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Mental Health in Helsinki in January 2005 to tackle one of the major threats to the well-being of Europeans: the epidemic of psychosocial distress and mental ill health. Thanks to the long-term investment and work of many actors in many fora, it is now possible to state that mental health no longer belongs to the area of shameful and unspeakable things. Instead, it has been brought to the centre of the public health policy arena....

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