Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015

Edited by: Andrew Robertson, Kate Bystrova

Launched at the annual Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting (CHMM), the publication provides a guide to current issues in global health for ministers, senior officials and other stakeholders. Reflecting the theme of CHMM 2015, Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015 looks at universal health coverage, with a particular focus on health and development challenges in an ageing world.Content includes:- Expert opinion from ministries of health, World Health Organization and transnational partnerships- Academic commentary from The Lancet, schools of medicine, public health and governments- Health systems and resourcing: responding to multi-morbidity, continuity of care- Dementia - social care, risk factors- The Ebola crisis, AIDS and other communicable diseases; antimicrobial resistance- Rights-based approaches to health care coverage, disabilities, palliative care- Youth and child health, a life-course approach to healthy ageingThe publication also includes extensive health profiles of the 53 Commonwealth member countries, incorporating the latest data on health systems and population health outcomes.

Publication Date: 5/5/2015
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781908609175