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  1. Flood Hazards and Health

    Responding to Present and Future Risks

    Edited by Roger Few, Franziska Matthies

    Flood hazards and the risks they present to human health are an increasing concern across the globe, in terms of lives, well-being and livelihoods, and the public resources needed to plan for, and deal with, the health impacts. This book is the first detailed assessment and discussion of the global...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Power of Labelling

    How People are Categorized and Why It Matters

    Edited by Joy Moncrieffe, Rosalind Eyben

    What does it mean to be part of the mass known as 'The Poor'? What visions are conjured up in our minds when someone is labelled 'Muslim'? What assumptions do we make about their needs, values and politics? How do we react individually and as a society? Who develops the labels, what power do they...

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Extending the Cure

    Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance

    By Ramanan Professor Laxminarayan, Anup Professor Malani, David Professor Howard, David L. Professor Smith

    Our ability to treat common bacterial infections with antibiotics goes back only 65 years. However, the authors of this report make it clear that sustaining a supply of effective and affordable antibiotics cannot be without changes to the incentives facing patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers,...

    Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The New Generations of Europeans

    Demography and Families in the Enlarged European Union

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Rudolf Richter, Chris Wilson

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    Europe today is characterized by aging populations, changing family patterns, dropping fertility rates and mass migration. With the potentially massive ramifications this has for pensions, health, housing, transport, family relations, employment and other sectors of society, The New Generations of...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating Health

    Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines

    Edited by Pedro Roffe, Geoff Tansey, David Vivas-Eugui

    In developing countries, access to affordable medicines for the treatment of diseases such as AIDS and malaria remains a matter of life or death. In Africa, for instance, more than one million children die each year from malaria alone, a figure which could soon be far higher with the extension of...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Environments for Health

    By John J Macdonald, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    'John Macdonald once again turns the traditional approach to health care on its head. Instead of merely diagnosing and managing disease, he urges health services ? and indeed society ? to foster health ... and articulates a vision of a health promoting ? a salutogenic ? society'. Dimity Pond,...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. UN Millennium Development Library: Prescription for Healthy Development

    Increasing Access to Medicines

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. UN Millennium Development Library: Combating AIDS in the Developing World

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Strategies to Reverse the Global Incidence of TB

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge

  10. UN Millennium Development Library: Coming to Grips with Malaria in the New Millennium

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published June 1st 2005 by Routledge