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Health Policy in a Globalising World

Health Policy in a Globalising World

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Kelley Lee, Suzanne Fustukian, Kent Buse, M. Kent Ranson, Robert Beaglehole, Carlos M. Correa, Zafar Mirza, Nick Drager, Gill Walt, Ruairí Brugha, Anthony B. Zwi, Lilani Kumaranayake, Sally Lake, Hilary Goodman, Barbara McPake, Damian Walker, Susannah Mayhew, Charlotte Watts, John Porter, Jessica Ogden, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Dinesh Sethi
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  • Date Published: August 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521009430

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  • Increasing recognition of the impact that globalisation may be having on public health has led to widespread concern about the risks arising from emerging and re-emerging diseases, environmental degradation and demographic change. This book argues that health policy making is being affected by globalisation and that these effects are, in turn, contributing to the kind of global health issues being faced today. The book explores how the actors, context, processes and content of health policy are changing as a result of globalisation, raising concerns about growing differences in who can influence health policy, what priorities are set, what interventions are deemed appropriate and ultimately who enjoys good and bad health. Bringing together a distinguished, international group of contributors, this book covers a comprehensive range of topics and geographic regions and will be invaluable for all those interested in health, social and public policy and globalisation.

    • Unique analysis of relationship between globalisation and making of health policy
    • Interdisciplinary approach embracing social sciences and health professions
    • Wide range of original, international data and case studies
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    • Date Published: August 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521009430
    • length: 364 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 151 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.587kg
    • contains: 9 b/w illus. 14 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword Gro Harlem Bruntland, Director General, World Health Organisation
    Preface Anthony B. Zwi
    Part I:
    1. An introduction to global health policy Kelley Lee, Suzanne Fustukian, Kent Buse
    2. The public health implications of multilateral trade agreements M. Kent Ranson, Robert Beaglehole, Carlos M. Correa, Zafar Mirza, Kent Buse and Nick Drager
    3. Globalisation and multilateral public-private health partnerships: issues for health policy Kent Buse and Gill Walt
    4. Global solutions to local health problems: where is the evidence? The case of private health care providers in developing countries Ruairi Brugha and Anthony B. Zwi
    5. Regulation in the context of global health markets Lilani Kumaranayake and Sally Lake
    6. Global policy networks: the propagation of health care financing reform since the 1980s Kelley Lee and Hilary Goodman
    7. The globalisation of health sector reform policies: is 'lesson drawing' part of the process? Barbara McPake
    8. Cost-effectiveness analysis and priority setting: global approach without local meaning? Lilani Kumaranayake and Damian Walker
    Part II:
    9. Global rhetoric and individual realities: linking violence against women and reproductive health Susannah Mayhew and Charlotte Watts
    10. The globalisation of DOTS: tuberculosis as a global emergency John Porter, Kelley Lee and Jessica Ogden
    11. Ageing and health policy: global perspectives Peter Lloyd-Sherlock
    12. Workers health and safety in a globalising world Suzanne Fustukian, Dinesh Sethi and Anthony B. Zwi
    13. Globalisation, conflict and the humanitarian response Anthony B. Zwi, Suzanne Fustukian and Dinesh Sethi
    Part III:
    14. Globalisation and health policy: trends and opportunities Kent Buse, Nick Drager, Suzanne Fustukian and Kelley Lee.

  • Editors

    Kelley Lee, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Kelley Lee is Senior Lecturer in Global Health Policy and Co-director of the Centre on Globalisation, Environmental Change and Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her publications include Global Telecommunications Regulation: A Political Economy Perspective (1996) and A Historical Dictionary of the World Health Organisation (1999).

    Kent Buse, Yale University, Connecticut
    Kent Buse is Assistant Professor of International Health in the School of Public Health at the Yale University School of Medicine. He has published in a range of journals including Social Science and Medicine, Health Policy and Planning, Health Policy, The Lancet, The Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, the Journal of Public Health Medicine, and the Journal of International Development.

    Suzanne Fustukian, Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh
    Suzanne Fustukian is a Research Fellow in the Health Policy Unit at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her current research areas include pro-poor health policy, poverty reduction and health, the role of civil society in global governance for health, and health and social policy in conflict and post-conflict settings.

    Contributors

    Kelley Lee, Suzanne Fustukian, Kent Buse, M. Kent Ranson, Robert Beaglehole, Carlos M. Correa, Zafar Mirza, Nick Drager, Gill Walt, Ruairí Brugha, Anthony B. Zwi, Lilani Kumaranayake, Sally Lake, Hilary Goodman, Barbara McPake, Damian Walker, Susannah Mayhew, Charlotte Watts, John Porter, Jessica Ogden, Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, Dinesh Sethi

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