Experts Examine the State of Global Health and Review the Programs and Interventions That Can Keep the World Healthy
Introduction to Global Health Promotion offers a comprehensive resource that contains a range of global health promotion theories, best practices, prevention strategies, and perspectives on the future of the field. From the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) and with contributions from experts in the field, this important book considers the most challenging public health concerns such as HIV, malaria, heart disease, violence and more.
The contributors offer insights on the current state of the science and a review of the complex issues surrounding a variety of illnesses and health conditions. The text details disease epidemics and the individual, social, institutional, and governmental forces that either stand in the way of or are essential for preventing them.
Introduction to Global Health Promotion is the essential resource that:
- Offers a review of the most recent empirical findings and significantapplications of global health models from over 40 noted experts
- Puts the spotlight on the use of technology in global health prevention and identifies the strategies that have the potential to transform worldwide health practices in the future
- Presents information on the approaches, programs, and interventions that have proven to work in the global health community
The text′s multidisciplinary approach serves to create a thorough understanding of today′s global health promotion issues.
The Editors xxi
The Contributors xxvii
Chapter 1 The State of Global Health 1Richard Skolnik
Chapter 2 Global Health Promotion: The State of the Science 31David V. McQueen
Chapter 3 Global Health Promotion and the Social Determinants of Health 49Kumanan Rasanathan and Alyssa Sharkey
Chapter 4 Models of Health Behavior Change: International Applications 65Rick S. Zimmerman, Zhiwen Xiao, Purnima Mehrotra, and Charles Roy
Chapter 5 Two Health Communication Approaches: Communication for Behavioral Impact (COMBI) and Entertainment Education 99Everold N. Hosein, May G. Kennedy, and Sandra de Castro Buffington
Chapter 6 Global Health Promotion in the Context of Human Rights 129Elvira Beracochea and Lubna Ahmed
Chapter 7 eHealth and Global Health Promotion 145Sheana S. Bull, Gretchen Domek, and Deborah Thomas
Chapter 8 Reducing Maternal and Infant Mortality: Meeting a Global Challenge 173Padmini Murthy
Chapter 9 Malaria Prevention and Control 191Fouzia Farooq and Elke S. Bergmann–Leitner
Chapter 10 Global Immunization Initiatives from a Health Promotion Perspective 209Marilyn E. Rice, Jon K. Andrus, Virginia Swezy, and Rick S. Zimmerman
Chapter 11 The Evolving Global HIV Pandemic: Epidemiology, Prevention, and Future Priorities 239Ralph J. DiClemente, Puja Seth, and Purnima Mehrotra
Chapter 12 Community–Based Risk Communication in Epidemics and Emerging Disease Settings 271Renata Schiavo, Karen M. Hilyard, and Ewart C. Skinner
Chapter 13 Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs): Moving Toward Health Promotion 303C. James Hospedales, Andr´e Pascal Kengne, Branka Legetic, and Adriana Blanco Marquizo
Chapter 14 Women′s Cancers 339Silvana Luciani and Irene Agurto
Chapter 15 Health Promotion in Families and Communities: An Integrated Approach from Latin America and the Caribbean 363Fernando Zacarias, Adrian Diaz, Manuel Pena, Adela Paez Jimenez, Leticia Martinez, and Gina Tambini
Chapter 16 Oral Health Promotion 383Margaret Scarlett and Gary L. Kreps
Chapter 17 Adaptation and Implementation of Public Health Innovations in Developing Countries 425Bonita Stanton, Xiaoming Li, and Linda Kaljee
Chapter 18 Health Promotion in the Global Setting: The Role of International Organizations and Governments 445John (Jack) Bryant and F. Curtiss Swezy
Chapter 19 The Future of Global Health Promotion 467Rick S. Zimmerman, Jon K. Andrus, and C. James Hospedales
Author Index 491
Subject Index 499
RICK S. ZIMMERMAN, PHD, is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri St. Louis.
RALPH J. DICLEMENTE, PHD, is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Public Health and Associate Director, Emory Center for AIDS Research.
JON K. ANDRUS, MD, is Executive Vice President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and Director of the Vaccine Advocacy and Education (VAE) program.
EVEROLD N. HOSEIN, PHD, is a Senior Communication Advisor–Consultant for the World Health Organization and Communication Consultant for the United Nations Children′s Fund.
SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION (SOPHE) is the leading international professional association for health education professionals, faculty, and students. Founded in 1950, SOPHE is the only independent, professional organization devoted exclusively to health education and health promotion in all settings.