Monday, January 05, 2009

Health and Development. Toward a Matrix Approach


The book I edited with Anna Gatti, Health and Development. Toward a Matrix Approach (Palgrave Macmillan 2009) is available. A sample chapter can be downloaded here.

Here is the Table of Contents:

Preface; L. Brilliant and H. Rosling
Introduction: Toward a Matrix Approach; A. Gatti and A. Boggio

PART I: THE GLOBAL HEALTH ARENA
Global Health: Getting it Right; L. Garrett and K. Schneider
The World Health Organization and its Role in Health and Development; R. Koskenmaki, E. Granziera and G. L. Burci
Beyond the Matrix: Thinking Three-dimensionally About Social Determinants of Health; T. Schrecker and R. Labonté
Research and Innovation in Health and Development; S. A. Matlin

PART II: HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: PERSPECTIVES AND EXPERIENCES
Health and Evolution; F. C. Sforza
Health and Development: An Economic Perspective; D. Evans
Health, Development, and Human Rights; S. Marks
Health and Development: An Ethics Perspective; A. Boggio

PART III: GLOBAL HEALTH AND VULNERABILITY
Health and Development: The Role of International Organizations in Population Ageing; C. Phillipson, C. Estes and E. Portacolone
Child Health and Development; L. Richter and C. Desmond
Women Health and Development; L. Manderson

PART IV: THE INTERRELATION BETWEEN SPECIFIC DISEASE AND DEVELOPMENT
Long Term Impacts of Leading Chronic Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Comparative Analysis; D. Stuckler and D. Yach
Strategies for Financing Universal Access to Health Care and Prevention: Lessons Learned and Perspective for the 21st Century; S. Spinaci and V. Crowel
HIV Epidemic and Response: Social, Economic and Development Impact; K. A. Kutch, D. Yu and Y. Souteyrand
Global TB Control: Persisting Problems, Shifting Solutions; M. W. Uplekar and M. C. Raviglione

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