Public Health

Public health has been defined as "the science and art of preventing disease”, prolonging life and improving quality of life through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations (public and private), communities and individuals. Analyzing the determinants of health of a population and the threats it faces is the basis for public health. The public can be as small as a handful of people or as large as a village or an entire city; in the case of a pandemic it may encompass several continents. The concept of health takes into account physical, psychological, and social well-being. As such, …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

reclamation, credit system, education, civil service, public health and welfare, railway, City of St John’s, government


DDN: Dundurn Press · 18 June 2024 English

Meet the brilliant mavericks who invented the future of medicine and saved the lives of millions.The Essence of Invention tells the story of medical invention, from the development of anesthesia …

was the most successful dean of the School of Public Health to ever serve at Johns Hopkins. The day after


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

analyzes attempts by police, politicians, and public health officials to regulate tattooing and punish tattooers


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

helped shed light on the impact of such a public health crisis on the Syrian refugee policies of both


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 3 June 2024 English

Arts graduate education is uniquely positioned to deliver many of the public good needs of contemporary Canada. For the Public Good argues, however, that graduate programs must fundamentally change if …

affordability and homelessness, economic growth, public health. There is no shortage of wicked problems facing


Fraser Institute · 30 May 2024 English

Summary Private delivery of surgical procedures is a common feature of most high-performing universal health-care systems. However, the practice is highly controversial in Canada. The Saskatchewan Surgical Initiative (SSI), which …

tend to be found in countries that combine public health insurance with zero or low patient cost sharing Surgeries to Private Clinics without Undermining Public Health Care? Canadian Medical Association Journal wide range of topics including the cost of public health care insurance, international comparisons of


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 25 May 2024 English

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year gave a platform to the silenced voices of public health of- ficials, abused hockey players, trafficked


Council of Canadians · 24 May 2024 English

That promise, however, is threatened by a lack of clarity in the legislation on the model of pharmacare adopted, a lack of funding needed to ensure a swift roll out …

Pharmacare Act represents an incredible advance for public health care in Canada. It speaks to the core Canadian 11 In order to solidify this advance for our public health care system and secure the universal, single-payer chapters across Canada. A strong voice for public health care, the Council has been organizing for and


Fraser Institute · 24 May 2024 English

Summary Overuse of low-value healthcare services, providing little or no benefit or even avoidable harm to patients, is a common problem in Canadian healthcare systems, and one that likely contributes …

this is covered by the government (RAMQ—the public health insurer). Even though the Quebec health-care


OCC: Ontario Chamber of Commerce · 23 May 2024 English

unintended harm that can be caused to communities, while ensuring the crisis is managed through a public health approach that prevents mortality, improves recovery outcomes, reduces stigma and respects the

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