Global Child Health Advocacy

Global Child Health Advocacy

On the Front Lines

  • Author: Berman, Stephen; Palfrey, Judith S.; Bhutta, Zulfiqar; Grange, Adenike O.
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • ISBN: 9781581107807
  • eISBN Pdf: 9781581109450
  • eISBN Epub: 9781581109450
  • Place of publication:  Illinois , United States
  • Year of publication: 2013
  • Year of digital publication: 2013
  • Month: August
  • Pages: 331
  • Language: English
Global Child Health Advocacy: On the Front Lines inspires and equips child health professionals to join together and work for positive change.

This first-in-its-field resource brings you up-close accounts of successful initiatives straight from the front lines. If offers an inside look on the innovative strategies, tools, and techniques today's advocates use to promote health, deliver targeted care, and implement policies to improve children's lives.

A multi-national editorial team assembles engaging stories chronicling the experiences of top-tier advocates in every corner of the globe:

- Improving access to care in Nigeria
- Creating a public child medical insurance system in China
- Haemophilus influenzae vaccine advocacy in Guatemala
- Implementing a national immunization program in the U.S.
- Community partnerships for polio eradication in India
- Malnutrition crisis intervention in Niger
- HIV advocacy in South Africa
- Reducing neonatal mortality in Chile
- Campaigning against tobacco in the western Pacific
- Preventing diarheal diseases in Peru
- And much more!

  • Front Cover
  • TitlePage
  • CopyRight Page
  • Contributors
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Section 1 Overview of Global Child Health Advocacy
    • Chapter 1 Advocacy on the Front Lines
    • Chapter 2 Caring for Our Children as One World Community
    • Chapter 3 Improving Access to Care in Nigeria
    • Chapter 4 Creating a Public Child Medical Insurance System in China
  • Section 2 Immunizations
    • Chapter 5 Nurturing Partnerships: Implementing a National Immunization Program in the United States
    • Chapter 6 Preventing Neonatal Tetanus in Haiti
    • Chapter 7 Haemophilus influenzae Vaccine Advocacy in Guatemala
    • Chapter 8 Advocating for Equity Through Immunization
    • Chapter 9 Community Partnerships for Polio Eradication in India
  • Section 3 Undernutrition
    • Chapter 10 Malnutrition Crisis Intervention in Niger
    • Chapter 11 Improving Nutrition and Health in Adolescent Mothers and Children in Colombia
    • Chapter 12 Improving Nutrition in Rural China
  • Section 4 Acute and Chronic Health Care
    • Chapter 13 Diarrhea and Pneumonia Genesis of a Global Action Plan
    • Chapter 14 Pneumonia Management: The World Health health Organization Approach
    • Chapter 15 Preventing Diarrheal Diseases Through Sanitation in Peru
    • Chapter 16 Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
    • Chapter 17 HIV Advocacy in South Africa
    • Chapter 18 Sickle Cell Disease: Creating a Global Network
  • Section 5 Maternal and Newborn Health
    • Chapter 19 Newborn Survival
    • Chapter 20 Helping Babies Breathe
    • Chapter 21 Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Rural China
    • Chapter 22 Reducing Neonatal Mortality in Chile
  • Section 6 Health Promotion and Child Development
    • Chapter 23 Campaign Against Tobacco in the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region
    • Chapter 24 Obesity: Response to a Global Epidemic
    • Chapter 25 Obesity: Engaging the Community
    • Chapter 26 Early Child Development: Health Equity From the Start in Chile
    • Chapter 27 Child Maltreatment: A Global Perspective
  • Section 7 A Call to Action
    • Chapter 28 Advocacy in All Arenas
    • Chapter 29 ICATCH: Become a Change Agent
    • Chapter 30 Global Networks
  • Index
  • Back Cover


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