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Igniting the Power of Community: The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health introduces readers to the pursuit and potential of community-based organizations and nongovernmental organizations to transform global public health. At a time of unprecedented challenges, economic crises, social inequalities, environmental stressors, emerging health threats, these organizations are initiating and driving change, often being the first to call attention to the issues and increasingly forging significant and sustainable solutions. Through concrete examples, success stories, and cautionary tales…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Igniting the Power of Community: The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health introduces readers to the pursuit and potential of community-based organizations and nongovernmental organizations to transform global public health. At a time of unprecedented challenges, economic crises, social inequalities, environmental stressors, emerging health threats, these organizations are initiating and driving change, often being the first to call attention to the issues and increasingly forging significant and sustainable solutions. Through concrete examples, success stories, and cautionary tales from experienced practitioners, Igniting the Power of Community demonstrates why understanding the roles of the diverse organizations of this sector is vital to anyone concerned with improving health and public health today. This forward-thinking book explains how citizen sector organizations work, their immediate and long term impact on public health, and the key players and business dynamics involved. With an emphasis on innovative approaches, it provides an "insiders view" into practical considerations regarding organizational structure, financing, and operations. A sampling of the coverage: The new era of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy Sustainability in international public health NGOs Front-line perspectives from both well-established and grassroots CBOs Faith-based organizations and public health NGOs and the military: evolving relationships in conflict and disaster zones Understanding the environmental health movement and its impact Project YEAH: a youth AIDS organizations story. Whether you are involved in clinical care, health research, public health programs, or policy development and implementation, this book provides key insights and skills, and will serve as an invaluable resource in working most effectively with and within these dynamic organizations. body>

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  • Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
  • Erscheinungstermin: 04.12.2009
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780387981574
  • Artikelnr.: 37289548
Autorenporträt
Dr. Paul A. Gaist is an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), with joint appointments in the Departments of Epidemiology; Health Policy and Management; and Health, Behavior and Society. He is also a health scientist administrator in the Office of AIDS Research in the Office of the Director at the National Institutes of Health. He received both his PhD in behavioral sciences research and health education and his MPH in health policy and management from JHSPH. He also has degrees in psychology and physiology from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Gaist's work in health and public health has provided him the opportunity to work and partner with CBOs and NGOs of many different types across a diverse array of health and public health concerns, both in the U.S.and around the world. Among the courses he teaches at JHSPH is a course he designed and started teaching in 2003 titled, "The Roles of CBOs and NGOs in Improving Global Public Health", which serves as the basis for this book. Previously in his career, he was an intramural researcher at the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH); a program director for the Psychobiology Branch of the NIMH; the Deputy Director for HIV/AIDS for the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Mental Health Administration at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and a senior health advisor/agency representative at the White House National AIDS Program Office. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Health Communication: International Perspectives (Routledge Publishing) and the Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics (Springer Science+Business Media, LLC).
Inhaltsangabe
Dedication
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD
About the Editor
Paul A. Gaist, PhD, MPH, Editor
Global Public Health: The Fight of Our Lives
Section 1: Preparing for Action

Ch 1: A Brief History of CBOs/NGOs in Health and Public Health
Julie A. Stachowiak, PhD

Ch 2: From an Idea to a Sustainable Organization: Getting a Grassroots CBO Off the Ground
Danielle German, PhD, MPH

Ch 3: The Importance of Sustainability in International Public Health NGOs
Meaghan Smith, MIA

Ch 4: Donor Organizations: What You Need to Know
Kandy S. Ferree, MCP

Section 2: Areas of Action

Ch 5: Philanthropy and the Culture of Giving: Its Beginnings, Current Character, and Future Expectations
Anisha S. Dharshi, MPH; Paul A. Gaist, PhD, MPH

Ch 6: The Freedom to Innovate: The Contributions of Social Entrepreneurs to the Field of Global Public Health
Beverly Schwartz, MS

Ch 7: Faith-Based Organizations and Public Health
Rolando L. Santiago, PhD

Ch 8: Disasters and Conflict Zones around the World: The Roles and Relationships of the Military and Non-governmental Organizations
Ramey L. Wilson, MD

Ch 9: Evidence, Equity, and Economics: Lessons and Challenges of the Environmental Health Movement
Mary C. Sheehan, MALD, MPH (PhD Candidate)

Ch 10: On the Frontline: Community-based Organizations in Health Research
ManChui Leung; Shobha Srinivasan, PhD
Section 3: Citizens in Action

Ch 11: YEAH: One Story of Inspiration and Success
Alischa Ross

Ch 12: The American Red Cross: Delivering Services and Working with Partners in the U.S. and Around the World
Christy Feig, MPH

Ch 13: CARE: The Contribution of an International NGO to Global Health
Helene Gayle, MD, MPH; Sanjay Sinho, MD, MA

Ch 14: Health Care for the Homeless: Beyond Repairing the Safety Net
L. Louise Treherne, MSW, LCSW-C; Jeff Singer, MSW

Ch 15: Practical and Pragmatic: Strategically Applying Gender Perspectives to Increase the Power of Global Health Policies and Programs
Geeta Rao Gupta, PhD; Sarah Degnan Kambou, PhD, MPH

Ch16: 'Happy Healthy Muppets': A Look at Sesame Workshop's Health Initiatives Around the World
Charlotte F.Cole, EdD; Jennifer Kotler, PhD; Seeta Pai, PhD

Ch 17: Working across Sectors: Preventing Disease and Promoting Health through Policy and Practice
John M. Clymer

Ch 18: Human Trafficking and Its Public Health Implications
Emily Nykaza

Ch 19: Healthy Carolinians Microfinancing: Igniting the Power of the Community
Mary Bobbitt-Cooke, MPH

Ch 20: Working Across Borders: Transnational NGOs
Saul Levin, MD, MPA
Section 4: Call to Action

Ch 21: Players and Pawns: The Current Controversy with and Clampdown on NGOs in Russia
Chris Cavanaugh, EdM, MPH

Ch 22: Community Based Organizations in the Millennium: Opportunities for Growth, Challenges to Survival
Victoria A. Cargill, MD, MSCE

Global Public Health: Winning the Fight
Paul A. Gaist, PhD, MPH, Editor
Rezensionen
"Origins and impacts of health and disease exist in diverse communities throughout the world. Igniting the Power of Community clearly describes the organized response of persons and communities at all levels of society and the challenges they face in reaching their potential to have maximum impact on protecting and preserving the public health. An important book to read." James W. Curran, MD, MPH, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

"This book is a guide to understanding, working with, and improving nongovernmental and community-based organizations. For those of us interested in improving the health of populations, Igniting the Power of Community should be required reading." Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

"This book is a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to become involved in global health, as a student, a professional, a researcher, a community activist, or a policy maker. Igniting the Power of Community is, indeed, a formidable and inspiring force for good." Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., President, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
"Origins and impacts of health and disease exist in diverse communities throughout the world. Igniting the Power of Community clearly describes the organized response of persons and communities at all levels of society and the challenges they face in reaching their potential to have maximum impact on protecting and preserving the public health. An important book to read." -James W. Curran, MD, MPH, Dean, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University "This book is a guide to understanding, working with, and improving nongovernmental and community-based organizations. For those of us interested in improving the health of populations, Igniting the Power of Community should be required reading." -Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health "This book is a valuable resource for anyone who wishes to become involved in global health, as a student, a professional, a researcher, a community activist, or a policy maker. Igniting the Power of Community is, indeed, a formidable and inspiring force for good." -Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., President, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies