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Title Public health and human rights : evidence-based approaches / edited by Chris Beyrer and H.F. Pizer
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1 Bey/Pha  AVAILABLE
Description xxxv, 470 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Health and human rights in the midst of a drug war: the Thai drug users' network / Thomas Kerr ... [et al.] -- The impact of human rights violations on health among internally displaced persons in conflict zones: Burma / Thomas J. Lee ... [et al.] -- Consequences of a stalled response: iatrogenic epidemic among blood donors in central China / Wan Yanhai and Li Xiaorong -- Women's health and women's rights: selling sex in Moscow / Julie Stachowiak and Alena Peryshkina -- Reducing harm in prisons: lessons from the United States and worldwide / Julie Samia Mair -- Using molecular tools to track epidemics and investigate human rights and disease interactions / Chris Beyrer -- Documenting the effects of trafficking in women / Cathy Zimmerman and Charlotte Watts -- Documenting sexual violence among internally displaced women: Sierra Leone / Chen Reis -- The crime of genocide: Darfur / Jennifer Leaning -- Public health research in a human rights crisis: the effects of the Thai "war on drugs" / Susan Sherman, Apinun Aramrattana, and David Celentano --
Maps in the sand: investigating health and human rights in Afghanistan and Darfur / Lynn Lawry -- Civil conflict and health information: The democratic Republic of Congo / Chris Beyrer ... [et al.] -- From human rights principles to public health practice: HIV/AIDS policy in Brazil / Varun Gauri, Chris Beyrer, and Denise Vaillancourt -- Seeing double: mapping contradictions in HIV prevention and illicit drug policy worldwide / Daniel Wolfe and Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch -- Human rights and public health ethics responding to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic / Jonathan Cohen, Nancy Kass, and Chris Beyrer -- Gender and sexual health rights: Burma / Voravit Suwanvanichkij ... [et al.] -- Advocacy strategies for affording the right to health / Holly Burkhalter
Summary Provides critical evidenced based assessements and tools with which to investigate the role of rights abrogation in the health of populations
Analysis Health care issues & services
Public health
Civil & human rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social medicine -- Cross-cultural studies.
Human rights -- Health aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Public health -- Cross-cultural studies.
Health -- Cross-cultural studies.
Health Policy.
Health Care Reform.
Human Rights.
Public Health.
Author Beyrer, Chris.
Pizer, Hank.
LC no. 2006039837
ISBN 9780801886461 hardcover alkaline paper
0801886465 hardcover alkaline paper
9780801886478 paperback alkaline paper
0801886473 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Public health and human rights