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Author Wallace, Barbara C
Title Toward Equity in Health : A New Global Approach to Health Disparities
Imprint New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2007
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction: The Forces Driving and Embodied Within a New Field of Equity in Health -- Part 1: New Theory, Paradigms, and Perspectives -- 2 Challenges in Eliminating Health Disparities -- 3 Toward Evidence-Based and Culturally Appropriate Models for Reducing Global Health Disparities: An Africanist Perspective -- 4 New Paradigms for Inclusive Health Care: Toward Individual Patient and Population Health -- Part 2: New Procedures and Policies-Implications for Funders, Researchers, and Policy Makers -- 5 What Types of Public Health Proposals Should Agencies Be Funding and What Types of Evidence Should Matter?: Scientific and Ethical Considerations -- 6 Income-Related Health Disparity and Its Determinants in New York State: Racial/Ethnic and Geographical Comparisons -- 7 Perspectives on Mechanisms of Racial Disparities in Hypertension -- 8 Incessant Displacement and Health Disparities -- Part 3: The Legacy and Role of Racism-Implications and Recommendations for Research and Practice -- 9 Strategies for Reducing Disparities in African Americans' Receipt and Use of Mental Health Services -- 10 Genetics or Social Forces? Racial Disparities in Infant Mortality -- 11 A Psychosocial Model of Resilience Theory and Research: A Recommended Paradigm for Studying African Americans' Beliefs and Practices Toward Colon Cancer Screening -- Part 4: Collaborations, Partnerships, and Community-Based Participatory Research -- 12 Eliminating Disparities in Health and Disease Outcomes: A Call for Interdisciplinary Collaboration -- 13 Grant-Writing for Community-Based Health Disparities Research and Services: The Role of Academic/Community Partnerships -- 14 Addressing Cardiovascular Health Disparities of Chinese Immigrants in New York City: A Case Study of the Chinese-American Healthy Heart Coalition
15 HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction With Couples: Implications for Reducing Health Disparities in HIV/AIDS Prevention -- Part 5: New Internet Technology-Achieving Wide Dissemination and Global Reach -- 16 Using New Media to Improve Learning: Multimedia Connect for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction and the Triangle Initiative -- 17 A Role for Health Informatics and Information Technology (HIIT): Shaping a Global Research Agenda to Eliminate Health Disparities -- 18 An Online Multimedia Peer Education Smoking Cessation Program for Korean Youth: A Film Script Contest for Stories on Quitting Smoking -- Part 6: Training Community Health Workers and Peer Educators -- 19 Training Community Health Workers and Peer Educators for HIV/AIDS Prevention in Africa: Integrating African Healing Wisdom and Evidence-Based Behavior Change Strategies -- 20 The Social Education and Health Advocacy Training (SEHAT) Project: Training Peer Educators in Indian Prisons to Increase Health Awareness and Preventive Behavior for HIV -- 21 Training Peer Educators, Black MSM Leadership, and Partners for Ethnographic Community-Based Participatory Research -- Part 7: Closing Gaps in Health for Special Populations -- 22 Recommendations for Researchers and Clinicians Working at the Intersection of the HIV/AIDS and Methamphetamine Epidemics With MSM -- 23 Lesbian and Bisexual Women of Color, Racism, Heterosexism, Homophobia, and Health: A Recommended Intervention and Research Agenda -- 24 Ethnic/Racial Disparities in Gay-Related Stress and Health Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths: Examining a Prevalent Hypothesis -- 25 Health Disparities and People With Disabilities -- Part 8: Closing the Education and Health Gaps-Addressing Dual Inter-Related Disparities Through Effective Engagement -- 26 Classroom-Based Interventions to Reduce Academic Disparities Between Low-Income and High-Income Students
27 Cultivating Academic Ability Through Exposure to Supplementary Education -- 28 A Supplementary Education Model Rooted in an Academic, Community, and Faith-Based Coalition: Closing the Education and Health Gaps -- 29 So No Child Is Left Behind: A Peer Mentoring/Tutoring Program for At-Risk Urban Youth Attending a College Preparatory High School -- 30 A Model for Comprehensive Community-Wide Asthma Education Using Partnerships and the Public School Curriculum -- 31 Conclusion: The Future of the Field of Equity in Health -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- Y
In this volume global health experts present compelling examples of evidence-based and culturally appropriate models for reducing global health disparities. Divided into eight parts, coverage includes:. ? the legacy and role of racism in contributing to disparities. ? recommendations for research with practice applications. ? key role of collaborations, partnerships and community-based research. ? new internet technology. ? training of community health workers and peer educators. ? special populations considered most vulnerable. ? the task of closing the education and health gap by addressing these dual inter-related disparities through effective engagement
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Wallace, Barbara C. Toward Equity in Health : A New Global Approach to Health Disparities New York : Springer Publishing Company,c2007 9780826103130
Subject Health services accessibility -- Congresses.;Equality -- Health aspects -- Congresses.;Community health services -- Congresses.;Health education -- Congresses.;World health -- Congresses
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