Epidemics and the Health of African Nations.

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Main Author: MISTRA, Mistra.
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Language:English
Published: Oxford : Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA), The, 2019.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- List of abbreviations -- Section One. Epidemics and Syndemics in Africa: Disease in Context -- CHAPTER ONE - Introduction. Epidemics and Health Systems in Africa -- HISTORY OF EPIDEMICS IN THE WORLD AND IN AFRICA -- LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN AFRICA -- THE BURDEN OF EPIDEMICS -- STRENGTHENING HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS -- THE FUTURE OF EPIDEMICS IN AFRICA -- ZOONOTIC DISEASES AROUND THE GLOBE -- DIAGNOSIS AND CONTROL OF ZOONOTIC DISEASES -- A MULTI-LAYERED APPROACH TO ADDRESSING EPIDEMICS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER TWO - Syndemics, Food Security, Health, and Local Environments. Chronic Undernutrition in Zimbabwe -- THE PARADOX OF CHRONIC UNDERNUTRITION WITH FOOD SECURITY IN AFRICA -- THE PHYSIOLOGY OF DEPRIVATION: AN OVERVIEW -- TRAJECTORIES OF CHILD NUTRITION OVER TIME IN ZIMBABWE -- NUTRITIONAL INDICATORS AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC MEASURES -- DISCUSSION: WE ARE NOT WHAT WE EAT -- REFERENCES -- Section Two. Contending with Epidemics and Health Systems in South Africa -- CHAPTER THREE - Cholera in Africa in the 21st Century. Questions of Justice and Human Rights -- INTRODUCTION -- SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND POLITICAL DETERMINANTS OF CHOLERA -- AFRICAN AND GLOBAL INITIATIVES FOR CHOLERA PREVENTION AND CONTROL -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER FOUR - Outbreaks and Epidemics of Malaria in SADC. Cycles of Frustration in Preventive Action -- INTRODUCTION - THE ONGOING RISK OF MALARIA IN THE SADC REGION -- PROGRESS IN FIGHTING THE ENCUMBRANCE OF MALARIA -- RISK FACTORS IN HEALTH SYSTEMS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MALARIA INTERVENTIONS -- STRATIFICATION FOR TARGETED INTERVENTIONS -- MONITORING TRANSMISSIONS AND OUTBREAKS - SADC CONSTRUCTING SURVEILLANCE AND DATA SYSTEMS -- COMPLICATING FACTORS OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND FUNDING IN NATIONAL MALARIA CONTROL PROGRAMMES. 
505 8 |a EPIDEMIC RESPONSE - ACCESS TO EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND EFFECTIVE TREATMENT -- CROSS-BORDER MOVEMENTS AND TRANSMISSION - AND INITIATIVES TO COUNTER MALARIA -- EARLY WARNING ALERT AND RESPONSE NETWORK (EWARN) -- SADC TAKING FORWARD THE LESSONS LEARNED -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER FIVE - Containing Ebola in Nigeria: An African Success Story -- INTRODUCTION -- OVERVIEW OF NIGERIA'S PUBLIC HEALTH CARE SYSTEM -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Section Three. Contending with Chronic Conditions in African Health Systems -- CHAPTER SIX -Non-Communicable Disease Epidemics. Approaches to Prevention and Control in Sub-Saharan Africa -- INTRODUCTION -- TRENDS OF NCDS IN AFRICA -- GLOBAL NCD POLICY CONTEXT -- IMPLEMENTATION OF NCD PREVENTION AND CONTROL INTERVENTIONS IN THE SELECTED COUNTRIES -- GOVERNANCE OF NCD PREVENTION AND CONTROL -- MONITORING AND EVALUATION, AND RESEARCH -- CHALLENGES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NCD PREVENTION-AND-CONTROL INTERVENTIONS -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER SEVEN - Care, Context, and Chronic Illness. Lessons from HIV-positive Adolescents and their Families in South Africa's Eastern Cape -- INTRODUCTION -- METHODS -- RISING CHRONICITY -- COMPARING HIV/AIDS AND NCDS -- ART AND SOCIALITY -- FINDINGS -- ART AS A PRACTICE OF SOCIALITY IN THE HOME -- COMMUNITIES: CARE AND SURVIVAL -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER EIGHT - Knowledge, Power and the Role of Frontline Health Workers for South Africa's Epidemic Preparedness -- INTRODUCTION -- SOUTH AFRICAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM -- FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN HEALTH SYSTEM -- PROFESSIONAL HIERARCHIES -- THE KNOWLEDGE OF FRONTLINE HEALTH WORKERS -- NEW PUBLIC MANAGEMENT -- RESISTANCE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Section Four. The Future of Health Systems in Africa. 
505 8 |a CHAPTER NINE - The Potential of Technological Innovation in Health Care in Africa. Lessons from Nanotechnology -- INTRODUCTION -- HEALTH RESEARCH IN AFRICA -- NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH IN DISEASE MANAGEMENT -- NANOTECHNOLOGY IN THE PREVENTION OF INFECTIONS -- CONSTRAINTS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY -- COMMERCIALISATION OF NANOMEDICINE -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER TEN - From Present African Health Care Systems to the Future. Health Financing in Ghana and Rwanda -- INTRODUCTION -- THE EVOLUTION OF HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA -- HEALTH CARE FINANCING AND THE STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMMES (SAPS) IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA -- HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT IN GHANA -- THE RWANDAN HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM -- POLICY DIRECTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER ELEVEN - Preparedness for Epidemics in South Africa. The Health System and Proposals for National Health Insurance -- INTRODUCTION -- METHODOLOGY -- CONTEXT -- HEALTH SYSTEM CAPABILITIES -- SOUTH AFRICA'S UNDERPERFORMANCE -- ADEQUACY OF REFORM PROPOSALS - NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER TWELVE - Conclusion -- TOWARDS THE BIGGER PICTURE OF PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF EPIDEMICS IN AFRICA -- IMPLICATIONS FOR HEALTH SYSTEMS IN AFRICA -- REFERENCES -- Index -- Back cover. 
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