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To save humanity : what matters most for a healthy future / edited by Julio Frenk and Steven Hoffman.

Contributor(s): Frenk, Julio [editor.] | Hoffman, Steven (Steven J.) [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2015Description: xxiv, 366 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190221546 (hbk.).Subject(s): World health -- Trends | Climate change | Delivery of health care -- Trends | Health policy | InternationalityDDC classification: 362.1 TOS Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Harnessing women's agency / Fazle Hasan Abed -- Democratizing international development / Rebecca Affolder -- Systems thinking / Irene A. Agyepong -- Leadership for health equity / Recep Akdag -- Why universal health coverage? / Sudhir Anand -- Governance and leadership for health / Michelle Bachelet -- Prioritizing vulnerable populations / Joyce Banda -- The new health journalism / Julia Belluz -- Vaccines -- accelerating access for all / Seth Berkley -- Improving health by addressing poverty / Ela Bhatt -- Biosocial education for all / Agnes Binagwaho -- City leadership on climate change / Michael Bloomberg -- Health is not alone / Albina du Boisouvray -- Education first / Irina Bokova -- Pandemic's one-two-three punch / Larry Brilliant -- Equality is the future / Gro Harlam Brundtland -- Priortizing health in politics / Felipe Calderón -- Committing to unbridled collaboration / Ray Chambers -- A new philanthropy / Gerald L. Chan -- Climate's big health warning / Margaret Chan -- Tackling obesity and overweight / Helen Clark -- Preventing premature deaths / Bill Clinton -- HIV treatment, a moral duty / Paul Collier -- The power of silence / Francis S. Collins -- Whose life is it? / Nigel Crisp -- Security for our shared home / Suraya Dalil -- The drugs don't work / Sally C. Davies -- Vision 2020 -- and beyond / Mark Dybul -- Achieving social equity / Carissa F. Etienne -- Health-care financing and social justice / Paul Farmer -- A global CDC and FDA / Richard Feachem -- A universal flu vaccine / Harvey V. Fineberg -- Accountability is one big idea / Colleen M. Flood -- The power of knowledge / Julio Frank -- Better information will save lives / Thomas R. Friedan -- Communicable before noncommunicable diseases / Laurie Garrett -- Human-centered design / Melinda Gates -- A data revolution in health / Amanda Glassman -- Non-drug interventions also work / Paul Glasziou -- Investing in health outcomes / Tore Gobal -- Imagining global health and justice / Lawrence O. Gostin -- Putting people first / Teguest Guerma -- The big health data future / Angel Gurría -- Standing up to big tobacco / Jane Halton -- Safe food and medical products / Margaret A. Hamburg -- Climate change is here / Katharine Hayhoe -- A convenient defense -- defining affordability / David L. Heymann -- A science of global strategy / Steven J. Hoffman -- Time for renewal / Arianna Huffington -- Reliable, unbiased, reproducible evidence / John P.A. Ioannidis -- Technology and health care in Africa / Jay Ireland -- Love is the cure / Elton John -- Multi-sectoral investments for health / Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko -- Secondary schooling for girls / Angélique Kidjo -- Getting health delivery right / Jim Young Kim -- Closing the pain divide / Felicia Marie Knaul -- Equity in child survival / Anthony Lake -- Evidence-informed health systems / John N. Lavis -- Ignorance about causes of death / Alan Lopez -- Five pillars of wisdom / Adetkunbo O. Lucas -- Keeping the promise to children / Graça Machel -- Embracing community innovation / Mathura Mahendren -- Fairness and health equity / Michael Marmot -- Medicines must be safer / Malebona Precious Matsoso -- From hegemony to partnership / Anne Mills -- Health in the global economy / Suerie Moon -- Disability and a healthy society / Chaeli Mycroft -- Fusion fund for health / Sania Nishtar -- Health and not health care / Anders Nordström -- Diet for a healthy future / Ngozi Okonja-Iweala -- Global social protestion in health / Gorik Ooms -- Inequities in adolescent health / Zulma Ortiz -- Sharing financial responsibilities / Trygve Ottersen -- We're all in this together / Sean Penn -- No health without rights / Navanethem Pillay -- No magic bullet / Peter Piot -- The health impact fund / Thomas Pogge -- Value-based health-care delivery / Michael E. Porter -- Acknowledging ignorance / Esther Duflo -- Universal ideas/local institutions / Mariana Mota Prado -- From pulse to planet / K. Srinath Reddy -- A war on tuberculosis / Zain Rizvi -- Universal health coverage / Judith Rodin -- Regulating antimicrobials / John-Arne Røttingen -- Who will lead? / Simon Rushton -- The Rwandan consensus / Richard Sezibera -- Ending preventable child death / Rajiv Shah -- Transformative leadership / Kenji Shibuya -- Global health citizenship / Michel Sidibé -- Harmonizing health / Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka -- Public health 2.0 / Jonas Gahr Støre -- Tax reform / David Stuckler -- Investing in a grand convergence / Larry Summers -- Health in a multipolar world / Keizo Takemi -- Midwives save women's lives / Christy Turlington Burns -- Smart data / Kent Walker -- Books recommended by contributors.
Summary: "To Save Humanityl" is a collection of short, honest essays on what single issue matters most for the future of global health. Authored by the world's leading voices from science, politics, and social advocacy, this collection is both a primer on the major issues of our time and a potential blueprint for post-2015 health and development. This unparalleled collection will provide illuminating and thought-provoking reading for anyone invested in our collective future and well-being"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-352) and index.

Harnessing women's agency / Fazle Hasan Abed --
Democratizing international development / Rebecca Affolder --
Systems thinking / Irene A. Agyepong --
Leadership for health equity / Recep Akdag --
Why universal health coverage? / Sudhir Anand --
Governance and leadership for health / Michelle Bachelet --
Prioritizing vulnerable populations / Joyce Banda --
The new health journalism / Julia Belluz --
Vaccines --
accelerating access for all / Seth Berkley --
Improving health by addressing poverty / Ela Bhatt --
Biosocial education for all / Agnes Binagwaho --
City leadership on climate change / Michael Bloomberg --
Health is not alone / Albina du Boisouvray --
Education first / Irina Bokova --
Pandemic's one-two-three punch / Larry Brilliant --
Equality is the future / Gro Harlam Brundtland --
Priortizing health in politics / Felipe Calderón --
Committing to unbridled collaboration / Ray Chambers --
A new philanthropy / Gerald L. Chan --
Climate's big health warning / Margaret Chan --
Tackling obesity and overweight / Helen Clark --
Preventing premature deaths / Bill Clinton --
HIV treatment, a moral duty / Paul Collier --
The power of silence / Francis S. Collins --
Whose life is it? / Nigel Crisp --
Security for our shared home / Suraya Dalil --
The drugs don't work / Sally C. Davies --
Vision 2020 --
and beyond / Mark Dybul --
Achieving social equity / Carissa F. Etienne --
Health-care financing and social justice / Paul Farmer --
A global CDC and FDA / Richard Feachem --
A universal flu vaccine / Harvey V. Fineberg --
Accountability is one big idea / Colleen M. Flood --
The power of knowledge / Julio Frank --
Better information will save lives / Thomas R. Friedan --
Communicable before noncommunicable diseases / Laurie Garrett --
Human-centered design / Melinda Gates --
A data revolution in health / Amanda Glassman --
Non-drug interventions also work / Paul Glasziou --
Investing in health outcomes / Tore Gobal --
Imagining global health and justice / Lawrence O. Gostin --
Putting people first / Teguest Guerma --
The big health data future / Angel Gurría --
Standing up to big tobacco / Jane Halton --
Safe food and medical products / Margaret A. Hamburg --
Climate change is here / Katharine Hayhoe --
A convenient defense --
defining affordability / David L. Heymann --
A science of global strategy / Steven J. Hoffman --
Time for renewal / Arianna Huffington --
Reliable, unbiased, reproducible evidence / John P.A. Ioannidis --
Technology and health care in Africa / Jay Ireland --
Love is the cure / Elton John --
Multi-sectoral investments for health / Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko --
Secondary schooling for girls / Angélique Kidjo --
Getting health delivery right / Jim Young Kim --
Closing the pain divide / Felicia Marie Knaul --
Equity in child survival / Anthony Lake --
Evidence-informed health systems / John N. Lavis --
Ignorance about causes of death / Alan Lopez --
Five pillars of wisdom / Adetkunbo O. Lucas --
Keeping the promise to children / Graça Machel --
Embracing community innovation / Mathura Mahendren --
Fairness and health equity / Michael Marmot --
Medicines must be safer / Malebona Precious Matsoso --
From hegemony to partnership / Anne Mills --
Health in the global economy / Suerie Moon --
Disability and a healthy society / Chaeli Mycroft --
Fusion fund for health / Sania Nishtar --
Health and not health care / Anders Nordström --
Diet for a healthy future / Ngozi Okonja-Iweala --
Global social protestion in health / Gorik Ooms --
Inequities in adolescent health / Zulma Ortiz --
Sharing financial responsibilities / Trygve Ottersen --
We're all in this together / Sean Penn --
No health without rights / Navanethem Pillay --
No magic bullet / Peter Piot --
The health impact fund / Thomas Pogge --
Value-based health-care delivery / Michael E. Porter --
Acknowledging ignorance / Esther Duflo --
Universal ideas/local institutions / Mariana Mota Prado --
From pulse to planet / K. Srinath Reddy --
A war on tuberculosis / Zain Rizvi --
Universal health coverage / Judith Rodin --
Regulating antimicrobials / John-Arne Røttingen --
Who will lead? / Simon Rushton --
The Rwandan consensus / Richard Sezibera --
Ending preventable child death / Rajiv Shah --
Transformative leadership / Kenji Shibuya --
Global health citizenship / Michel Sidibé --
Harmonizing health / Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka --
Public health 2.0 / Jonas Gahr Støre --
Tax reform / David Stuckler --
Investing in a grand convergence / Larry Summers --
Health in a multipolar world / Keizo Takemi --
Midwives save women's lives / Christy Turlington Burns --
Smart data / Kent Walker --
Books recommended by contributors.

"To Save Humanityl" is a collection of short, honest essays on what single issue matters most for the future of global health. Authored by the world's leading voices from science, politics, and social advocacy, this collection is both a primer on the major issues of our time and a potential blueprint for post-2015 health and development. This unparalleled collection will provide illuminating and thought-provoking reading for anyone invested in our collective future and well-being"--

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