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part a | Health and globalization
A1 | Health for all in the ‘borderless world’?
Box A1 Women and export processing zones
Box A2 What is structural adjustment?
Box A3 Debt, corruption and the cost of doing business
part b | Health care services and systems
B1 | Health care systems and approaches to health care
Box B1.2 Neoliberalism
Box B1.3 Public and private health care financing
Box B1.4 New Public Management
Box B1.5 Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
Box B1.7 Global Public Private Initiatives (GPPIs)
B2 | Medicines
Box B2.1 The concept of essential medicines
The deeply unjust mismatch between expenditure on medicines and health
Box B2.2 Drugs for neglected diseases
Box B2.3 ‘Big Pharma’ – profits and power
Box B2.4 The US-Australia free trade agreement
B3 | The global health worker crisis
Box B3.1 The impact of HIV/AIDS on health worker retention and performance
Box B3.2 Strategies to retain health workers in rural areas in Thailand
B4 | Sexual and reproductive health
Box B4.1 Resources
Box B4.2 Youth rights in Africa
B5 | Gene technology
part c | Health of vulnerable groups
C1 | Indigenous peoples
Box C1.1 The International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: a failure?
Box C1.2 Killings in Brazil
Box C1.3 Sustainable systems of food production
Box C1.4 Abuse of Indigenous people’s health and rights in Cambodia
Box C1.5 Health status of Indigenous peoples in four countries
Box C1.6 Indigenous people’s perceptions of health
Box C1.8 Indigenous organizations and networks
Box C1.9 National Indigenous health research as a catalyst for development
C2 | Disabled people
Box C2.1 The facts about disability
Box C2.2 A disabled man from Congo speaks out
Box C2.3 The independent living movement in the South – some examples
part d | The wider health context
D1 | Climate change
Box D1.1 The effect of transport on climate change and health
Box D1.2 The flexible mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol
Box D1.3 Adaptation to climate change and equity
Box D2.1 The importance of water to health
Box D2.2 The public sector can do it just as well
Box D2.3 Regulating private water companies in the UK
Box D2.4 Water privatization hits the poor in the Philippines
Box D2.5 Civil society fights back
Box D2.6 Two flushes a day
Box D2.7 US citizens told to boil their water
Box D3.1 How nutrition underpins the Millennium Development Goals
Box D3.2 Genetic engineering and nutrition
D4 | Education
Box D4.2 Education and women’s health
Box D4.3 Programmes that aim to empower
Box D4.4 Promoting life skills and better health through education
Box D5.1 The disastrous impact of war on the environment
Box D5.2 Military spending and the UN: whose priorities?
Box D5.3 An agenda for peace
E1 | World Health Organization
Box E1.1 Milestones in WHO history
Box E1.2 WHO and the People’s Health Movement
Box E2.2 Who is Ann Veneman, the new head of UNICEF?
E3 | The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund
E4 | Big business
Box E5.1 Key privatization advisers
Box E6.1 Zambia: inflation or death?
E7 | Essential health research
Box E7.3 Bridging the ‘know-do’ gap
Box E7.4 Asking the social-political research questions
part f | Conclusions
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