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Author: Jennifer Kitts
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: reproduction, pregnancy, gap, health
Number of Pages: 252
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0889367728
ISBN-13: 9780889367722

Women and AIDS, tropical diseases, women and the work environment, barriers to quality health care for women, and the health of adolescents and older women are some of the issues addressed in this book. The Health Gap identifies and addresses key gaps in gender and health research, identifies new and emerging themes in women's health, and sets priorities for future action.

Author: Ellen A. Kramarow
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, chartbook, aging
Number of Pages: 181
Published: 2000-07
ISBN-10: 078818783X
ISBN-13: 9780788187834

The 23rd report on the health status of the Nation. The report was compiled by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Nat. Center for Health Statistics. It presents national trends in health statistics. Major findings are presented in the highlights. The report includes a chartbook on health & aging, & 146 detailed tables on trends organized around 4 major subject areas: health status & determinants, utilization of health resources, health care resources, & health care expenditures. Several tables present data according to race & Hispanic origin.

Author: E Pamuk
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, chart, book, status, socioeconomic, united, states
Number of Pages: 473
Published: 1999-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788178954
ISBN-13: 9780788178955

Presents national trends in health statistics. Includes a chartbook & detailed tables. This year socioeconomic status & health was selected as the subject of the chartbook, which includes sections on the population, children's health, & adults' health. The sections on health include subsections on health status, risk factors, & health care access & utilization. The chartbook is followed by 149 detailed tables organized around 4 major subject areas: health status & determinants, utilization of health resources, health care resources, & health care expenditures. The tables report data for select

Author: DIANE Publishing Company Dept. of Health and Human
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: income, groups, low, minorities, status, health
Number of Pages: 381
Published: 1991-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788118722
ISBN-13: 9780788118722

Compiles current data from a number of different sources to provide a reference with which minority health problems can be identified and assessed. Expresses the importance of improving the poor health status of minority and other disadvantaged populations through continual assessment, monitoring, and understanding of many factors relating to the health status of these groups. Covers: reproductive health, chronic conditions, injuries, AIDS, dental health, mental health, older Americans, and insurance coverage. Over 100 tables and graphs.

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: health, mental, training, resources, human
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 924154659X
ISBN-13: 9789241546591

This module provides a comprehensive approach to human resources and training for mental health in countries. It includes guidance on the development of a human resource policy for mental health that provides a coherent framework for workforce development. It outlines a systematic method to determine the number of personnel and the mix of competencies required by a range of mental health services including general hospitals primary care and community settings. Also available: WHO Mental Health Policy and Service Guidance Package--14 modules Other modules included in the package: Improving Acce

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: health, making, decision, project, oecd, technologies
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2005-11-01
ISBN-10: 9264016201
ISBN-13: 9789264016200

Health technology has the tremendous potential to change our understanding of disease, transform the delivery of health-care services, and improve health outcomes. But using such technology comes at a price.  Health Technologies and Decision Making analyses the barriers to, and facilitators of, evidence-based decision making in OECD health-care systems. It examines how countries can successfully manage the opportunities and challenges arising from health-related technology by optimising decision-making processes, recognising the value of innovation, dealing with uncertainty, and producing and

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: health, mental, advocacy
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9241545909
ISBN-13: 9789241545907

Mental health advocacy is a relatively new concept, developed with a view to reducing stigma and discrimination, and promoting the human rights of people with mental disorders. It consists of various actions aimed at changing the major structural and attitudinal barriers to achieving positive mental health outcomes in populations. This module draws attention to the importance of advocacy in mental health policy and service development. The roles of various mental health groups in advocacy are outlined. Practical steps are then recommended, indicating how ministries of health can support advoca
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