Intersectoral linkages and health development WHO Offset Publication No. 83

Book : Intersectoral linkages and health development WHO Offset Publication No. 83

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Social Phsician

Publishing Location : Geneva

ISBN : 92 4 1700

Published Date : 1984

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 7854

INDEX

Acknowledgements ........................ 4
Introduction ............................. 5
PART I. TRANSITIONS IN THE HEALTH STATUS OF SELECTED COUNTRIES
1. Background ...............................11
2. Improvements in health status viewed in relation to economic and social indicators ..... 12
3. Macroeconomic and social policies and their influence on health .............. 20
4. The sociocultural dimension in the changing health profile ................... 26
5. The political process and its interaction with social development and health . 29
6. The health infrastructure and the network of services ........................ 32
7. Strategies and mechanisms for intersectoral action ........................... 36
PART II. INTERSECTORAL ACTION FOR HEALTH: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
8. Issues relating to persistent health problems and emerging trends ............ 41
9. The main elements of a conceptual framework for strategies for intersectoral action .......... 43
CONCLUSIONS ................. 47
RECOMMENDATIONS ..................52
REFERENCES ..................... 53