Community-Oriented Health Services: Practices Across Disciplines

Editor: Mpofu, Elias
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $79.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $119.98
ISBN: 978-0-82-619817-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own health improvement┬ľan important determinant of individual well-being.

Share this

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNITY-ORIENTED HEALTH SERVICES
  • 1. Community-Oriented Health Services: History, Framework, Nature, and Significance - Elias Mpofu, Abdolvahab Baghbanian, Jerome E. Bickenbach, and Jessica Brooks
  • 2. Health Policy Analysis - Ruopeng An, Christina Huang, and Abdolvahab Baghbanian
  • 3. Economics of Community-Oriented Health Services - Tracy Comans, Erika Turkstra, and Paul A. Scuffham
  • 4. Ethics and Equity in Community Health - Jerome E. Bickenbach
  • PART II: PROCEDURES IN COMMUNITY-ORIENTED HEALTH SERVICES
  • 5. The Role of Community Health Workers in Implementing Community-Oriented Primary and Preventive Services Across the Lifespan - Bruce Rapkin
  • 6. Monitoring and Evaluation of Community-Oriented Health Services - Elias Mpofu, Mary K. Lam, Ngonidzashe Mpofu, Ebonee T. Johnson, and W. Douglas Evans
  • 7. Environmental Metrics for Community Health - Howard Frumkin
  • 8. Quality-of-Community-Life Indicators - Robert A. Cummins, Elias Mpofu, and Maidei Machina
  • 9. Community-Oriented Health Services in Low-Resource Settings - Susan Williams and Kevin R. Ronan
  • PART III: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE AND POLICIES IN COMMUNITY-ORIENTED HEALTH CARE
  • 10. Disability Social Inclusion and Community Health - Debra A. Harley, Elias Mpofu, Justin Scanlan, Veronica I. Umeasiegbu, and Ngonidzashe Mpofu
  • 11. Home-Based Voluntary HIV Counseling and Testing Rooted in a Community-Oriented Strategy in Low-Resource Settings - Knut Fylkesnes and Charles Michelo
  • 12. Community Health and Disaster Recovery - Kevin R. Ronan, Barbara Kelly, Jeanne LeBlanc, and Susie Burke
  • 13. International Immigrant and Refugee Health Issues - Lisa Lopez Levers, Beverley-Ann Biggs, and Amy Strickler
  • 14. Community Health Interventions for People With Developmental Disabilities - Gloria K. Lee, Connie Sung, Laura Skotarczak, and Marcus L. Thomeer
  • 15. International Trends in Community-Oriented Mental Health Services - Alan Rosen, Paul O'Halloran, Roberto Mezzina, and Kenneth S. Thompson
  • 16. Epilogue: What Matters in Community-Oriented Health Services? - Abdolvahab Baghbanian, Elias Mpofu, and Syeda Zakia Hossain
  • Abbreviations