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Conclusion—the US, the UK, and the Middle Way

Richard Barker.

in 2030 - The Future of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 1961 words.

Chapter 5 reflects on the very different problems and challenges of the two systems on which this book focuses most—the US and the UK. What can they learn from each other? Is there a way...

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The development of the discipline of public health in countries in economic transition: India, Brazil, China

Puja Thakker and K. Srinath Reddy.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 16791 words.

The three low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) profiled in this chapter are countries which together constitute nearly 45 per cent of the global population. These countries represent...

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Epilogue

Richard Barker.

in 2030 - The Future of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 153 words.

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Healthcare demand— insatiable?

Richard Barker.

in 2030 - The Future of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 6573 words.

Chapter 2 discusses the demand for healthcare, and the combined impact of ageing, of new disease threats, and ever-heightened expectations about health.

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The history and development of public health in developed countries

Christopher Hamlin.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 20481 words.

This chapter explores the problem of defining the proper domain of public health as a science and department of public action. It examines three elements of public health, which have been...

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The history and development of public health in low- and middle-income countries

Than Sein.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 25444 words.

The socioeconomic health and other development status of the world have changed rapidly and radically in recent years. Spectacular scientific advancement has led humans into outer space and...

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Introduction and summary

Richard Barker.

in 2030 - The Future of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 2490 words.

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Medical meltdown—unavoidable?

Richard Barker.

in 2030 - The Future of Medicine

December 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 15052 words.

Chapter 3 investigates the dual pressures of new technology supply with the remorseless growth in demand, and three options to tackle the problem: lowering expectations, controlling supply,...

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Oxford Textbook of Public Health

Edited by Roger Detels, Robert Beaglehole, Mary Ann Lansang and Martin Gulliford.

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health; History of Medicine; Dietetics; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Patient Education and Information; Occupational Medicine; Communication Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Dentistry; Neurology; Emergency Medicine; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine. 1,922 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. With contributors drawn from across the world, offering perspectives from...

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The scope and concerns of public health

Roger Detels.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; History of Medicine; Public Health. 11560 words.

Public health is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organized efforts of society. The goal of public health is the biologic,...

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