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Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Amanda Killoran and Mike P. Kelly

Abstract

Evidence-Based Public Health: Effectiveness and Efficiency continues the themes raised in Public Health Evidence: tackling health inequalities. Written by the same team, this book is a comprehensive reference to evidence-based approaches in public health. It covers the context and role of evidence-based public health in England; frameworks for evaluating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of public health policies and interventions; diversity, vulnerability and risk as a focus for understanding the role of social context in influencing health-related behaviours; approaches and methods t ... More

Keywords: health inequalities, public health, cost effectiveness, social context, health-related behaviours, evidence-based approaches, efficiency, public health policies, diversity, vunerability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199563623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amanda Killoran, editor
Public health analyst, Centre for Public Health Excellence, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, UK

Mike P. Kelly, editor
Director, Centre for Public Health Excellence, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, UK

Contents

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Part 1 Public health challenges of the 21st century

Part 2 Evidence-based frameworks

Part 3 Generating evidence

Part 4 Synthesizing evidence and developing guidance

Part 5 Knowledge, evidence, and policy

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