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Behavior change and public health in the developin world / John P. Elder

Elder, John P.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Series: Behavioral medicine and health psychology ; 4.Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2001Description: XVIII, 171 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0-7619-1778-0.Subject(s): Desarrollo economico y social
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Bibliografía: p. 145-154

Behavior Change and Public Health in the Developing World is an accessible exploration of the interconnections between health problems in developing countries and the West.John Elder focuses on universal public health issues including respiratory infections, diarrhoea, vaccine-preventable diseases, and HIV/AIDS, how they developed, what can be done about them, and what the future holds. He:, looks at each specific health problem and its causes, examines strategies for prevention Descriptions of programmes and related literature have been selected for how well they represent the application of a theory to a specific health or disease target.

Índice: Health Behavior in the Developing WorldA Few Good Theories and Behavioral Interventions That WorkNutritionFamily PlanningInfectious DiseasesHIV/AIDSTobacco ControlTaking on the Wheel of Disease: Health Behavior Change in the 21st Century

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