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Large Scale Surveys for Policy Formation and Research? a Study in Inconsistency
In this paper we analyse the degree to which a distinction between social science and public health research and other non-research activities can account for differences between a number of large scale social surveys ...
Brazil and Access to HIV/AIDS Drugs: A Question of Human Rights and Public Health
I explore the relationship between public health and human rights by examining the Brazilian government's policy of free and universal access to anti-retroviral medicines for people with HIV/AIDS. The Brazilian government's ...
Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Poor Countries: Illusions and Realities
The prospects for antiretroviral therapy in resource-poor settings have changed recently and considerably with the availability of generic drugs, the drastic price reduction of brand-name drugs, and the simplification of ...
The Emerging Field of Public Health Ethics
From Compulsory to Voluntary Immunisation: Italy's National Vaccination Plan (2005-7) and the Ethical and Organisational Challenges Facing Public Health Policy-Makers Across Europe
Increasing geographical mobility and international travel augment the ease and speed by which infectious diseases can spread across large distances. It is therefore incumbent upon each state to ensure that immunisation ...