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Governing for Health: Advancing Health and Equity through Policy and Advocacy

Fran Baum

Abstract

Governing for Health makes the argument that it is vital that governments and international agencies govern in the interests of protecting the environment and promoting human health and equity. A healthy society results from the organized efforts of every sector in society to promote health in all activities. The book examines how this can be done in the fiscal, health service, education, urban planning, environment, and local government sectors. It also promotes the crucial role of civil society in advocating for the health of people and the environment. The importance of the work of each sec ... More

Keywords: social determinants of health, health in all policies, health equity, political economy public policy, health promotion, well-being

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190258948
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190258948.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Fran Baum, author
Flinders University, Australia