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  • OECD countries face a challenge in responding to the growing demand for doctors and nurses over the next 20 years. This arises in a world which is already characterised by significant international migration of health workers, both across OECD countries and between some developing countries and the OECD area.

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  • Twenty-one targets for health for all have been set, which specifically spell out the needs of the whole European Region and suggest the necessary actions to improve the situation. They will provide the “benchmarks” against which to measure progress in improving and protecting health, and in reducing health risks. These 21 targets together constitute an inspirational framework for developing health policies in the countries of the European Region.

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  • Access to safe drinking water and sanitation is a basic necessity. However, such access is highly variable around the world and in particular in Africa, Asia and South America. Much progress still remains to be made in infrastructure improvements and poverty reduction. A recent World Bank report, for example, noted that more than 100 million people in the Latin American region alone lack access to potable water and adequate sanitation systems. Compounding the issue of water availability is contamination of water supplies and the lack of wastewater treatment facilities.

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  • The country case studies make clear that international partners share some of the blame, particularly because they too often fail to coordinate programs to help promote more integrated, comprehensive health care for women. However, it is equally clear that many of the obstacles are wholly local in nature: National governments and policymakers are often unable or unwilling to initiate or sustain health care programs and reforms that would improve women’s access to services and, by extension, reduce rates of vertical transmission.

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  • Exploring the implementation of participatory, multistakeholder, and transdisciplinary ecosystem health research, Integrated Assessment of Health and Sustainability of Agroecosystems combines the latest theories in complexity and management with practical tools and approaches for sustainable rural development research. Although the text focuses on smallholder farming communities in the central highlands of Kenya, the material discussed can be-and has been-effectively applied to agroecosystems in many other parts of the world.

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  • This coedited book addresses an unmet need in the marketplace by posing management strategies from various international sources for improving healthcare outcomes. With the recent outbreaks of worldwide calamities such as famine, natural disasters, pandemics, proliferation of substance abuse, posttraumatic syndrome states, and other related disease containment concerns, there is increased international attention to disease detection, surveillance, prevention, containment, and treatment methods.

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  • The U.S. is committed to aligning GHI investments with partner country plans and strategies, primarily through tech- nical assistance, project-level support, and capacity-building of governments and other local institutions. GHI’s capac- ity-building investments include support for policy development, implementation, management, research, monitoring, and evaluation. In countries where the private sector is a vital partner in providing health care, the U.S.

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  • The multidimensional sustainable development phenomenon has been the subject of theoretical and pragmatic discourses during the last two decades.

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  • Aquaculture is a modality of food production that has been experiencing continuous expansion in many countries worldwide. This expansion brings the challenge of developing reliable tools for disease control, to assure high productivity of healthy seafood. The increase of farmed fish production raises the issue of achieving a sustainable and environmental friendly aquaculture. The adoption of best management practices in the whole production chain, based on “state of the art” scientific knowledge, is the key for sustainable health management.

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  • the main lesson to draw from this broad range of strategies is the importance of community engagement and the key leadership role that women living with Hiv have to play in tailoring the Hiv response to their needs.

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  • In this report, only GHGEs have been addressed but other environmental, social and ethical aspects of sustainability could be included in future to explore wider impacts, as well as identifying any possible unintended consequences of changing the diet. This project should be viewed as a first step towards developing a diet that meets both dietary recommendations and GHGE targets, which has been shown to be possible.

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  • With increasing recognition of the environmental impact of food and drink, future food policy and dietary advice need to go beyond the traditional focus on nutrient recommendations for health to include wider issues of sustainability. The task should not be underestimated, not least because the issue of sustainability is complex with multiple dimensions, including environmental, economic and social aspects. Current dietary advice is based on nutrient recommendations for health.

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  • The theme of Medinfo2007 is “Building Sustainable Health Systems”. Particular foci are health challenges for the developing and developed world, the social and political context of health care, the knowledge that is needed for safe and effective health care, and the difficult task of building and maintaining complex health information systems. Sustainable health information systems are those that can meet today’s needs without compromising the needs of future generations. It is a challenge and an opportunity to develop and implement systems that can be improved – not replaced.

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  • Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Health Information in Washington State During the focus group and interviews, participants aired many ideas and referenced numerous organizations and projects whose efforts towards culturally competent information and services they highly regard. These and other resources’ current and potential roles are further explained and elaborated upon in the Resources for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Health Information section.

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  • The challenges shaping the life chances of boys and young men of color are well-documented but still shocking. This book draws attention to the urgent need—both economic and moral—to better understand the policy and community-based factors that serve as incentives or barriers to young men and boys of color as they make critical life decisions. This volume draws attention to the potential of a public policy focus on young men and boys of color as a high-leverage strategy for promoting an agenda for equitable, sustainable, healthy communities in California and across the Nation....

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  • A student magazine asserts that a key action towards sustainability is ‘don’t have kids’ (Anon. 2008: 29). Another ‘green’ magazine for parents points out that ‘in the US, even having just one child creates a carbon legacy almost six times greater than each parent’s own lifetime carbon emissions’ (McAleer 2009). Sustainability and birthing human children are figured as mutually exclusive. So how do we get an edited collection of essays in a book with both the words ‘sustainability’ and ‘birth’ in the title?...

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  • With that being said, we have reproduced hereafter a set of core medical equipment fact sheets which have been issued by the ECRI Institute and the GMDN Agency, with a view to raising stakeholders’ awareness about their existence and their functionality. Each fact sheet displays a type of medical equipment, the health problems addressed by the device, the operation procedures, its typical size, weight and price range, and infrastructure requirements for effective and safe use.

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  • As the authors state in their introduction, family mealtimes may initially seem to be an unlikely topic for a publication that aims to present research information relevant to pending social policy. However, this paper convincingly argues that there is more than meets the eye in regard to the topic’s relevance to policy. First, Fiese and Schwartz clearly portray the importance of family mealtimes to child health and well-being. They explore frequency, climate and family food choices as aspects of the phenomenon.

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  • The early identification and treatment of toxic stress, including child maltreatment, can lessen the associated long-term negative health and behavioral outcomes. Daycare providers, teachers, and other adults who interact frequently with children should have sufficient knowledge and skills to identify and care for children who have been exposed to traumatic childhood experiences. They should be familiar with support services to meet the needs of children whose problems cannot be adequately addressed by front-line staff.

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  • Although the income gradient in health status increases by the same amount across the two countries when similar years of data and larger sample sizes are used, there is nonetheless a substantial difference in the size of the income gradient across the two countries. The coefficient on the logarithm of income for all children combined is –0.194 using the 1997-2005 English data, relative to –0.262 using the more recent American data.

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