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Big impacts: the Black Death

in Plague

March 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5367 words.

‘Big impacts: the Black Death’ explains how the contention that major epidemic disasters changed the course of historical events — the ‘Great Disaster’ interpretations of history — leaves...

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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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Enduring images

Paul Slack.

in Plague

March 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology. 5534 words.

‘Enduring images’ examines the depiction of plague in art and literature to understand how the disease was imagined in the past. Images of plague have a continuous history, invented and...

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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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The global challenge of zoonoses control

Stephen Palmer.

in Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; History of Medicine; Epidemiology. 5386 words.

Zoonotic diseases are now recognized as a major global threat to human health and sustainable development and a major concern for national and international agencies (Marano et al. 2006)....

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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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