Author(s): Andrew Beaumont
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About eBookPLUS and studyON viAcknowledgements vii Unit 3 Australia's health 1 Chapter 1 Health of Australians 21.1 Understanding health 41.2 Measuring health status 91.3 Mortality 121.4 Morbidity 171.5 Burden of disease 231.6 The health status of Australians compared to other developed nations 28KEY SKILLS Health of Australians 35Chapter 1 review 38 Chapter 2 The determinants of health 422.1 The determinants of health Ã� an introduction 442.2 Biological determinants: body weight, blood pressure and blood cholesterol 472.3 Biological determinants: glucose regulation and birth weight 512.4 Biological determinants: genetics 542.5 Behavioural determinants: drug use 582.6 Behavioural determinants: physical activity and dietary behaviour 632.7 Behavioural determinants: sexual behaviour, vaccination behaviour and risk-taking behaviour 662.8 Physical environment determinants 702.9 Social determinants: socioeconomic status, employment and unemployment 772.10 Social determinants: social exclusion and social isolation 832.11 Social determinants: stress, food security, early life experiences and access to health care 86Chapter 2 review 91 Chapter 3 Variations in health within Australia 963.1 Variations in health within Australia 983.2 Variations in health status: males and females 1073.3 Variations in health status: socioeconomic status groups 1143.4 Variations in health status: rural and remote populations 121Key SKILLS Variations in health within Australia 127Chapter 3 review 132 Chapter 4 The National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs) 1344.1 National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs) 1364.2 Obesity 1414.3 Cardiovascular health 1494.4 Arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions 1574.5 Injury prevention and control 1654.6 Mental health 1714.7 Cancer control 1784.8 Diabetes mellitus 1864.9 Asthma 1934.10 Dementia 199KEY SKILLS The National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs) 206Chapter 4 review 208 Chapter 5 Nutrition and the NHPAs 2125.1 The nutrients and the NHPAs: carbohydrates (including fibre) and protein 2145.2 The nutrients and the NHPAs: fats and water 2185.3 The nutrients and the NHPAs: calcium, phosphorus, sodium and vitamin D 2225.4 The role of nutrients in addressing the NHPAs 225KEY SKILLS Nutrition and the NHPAs 227Chapter 5 review 229 Chapter 6 Health care in Australia 2326.1 Approaches to health care 2346.2 The Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion 2396.3 The role of VicHealth 2476.4 The federal government's responsibility for health 2516.5 State and local governments' responsibility for health 2586.6 Private health insurance and health system funding 2616.7 The values that underpin the Australian health system 266KEY SKILLS Health care in Australia 270Chapter 6 review 276 Chapter 7 Promoting healthy eating in Australia 2787.1 The role of governments in promoting healthy eating 2807.2 Dietary Guidelines and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating 2857.3 The role of non-government agencies in providing dietary advice 295KEY SKILLS Promoting healthy eating in Australia 300Chapter 7 review 302 Unit 4 Global health and human development 303 Chapter 8 Global health and human development 3048.1 Characteristics of developed and developing countries 3068.2 Classifying countries 3118.3 Key health indicators in developing countries and Australia 3208.4 The influence of income and gender equality on health status and human development globally 3278.5 The influence of peace, political stability and access to health care on health status and human development globally 3328.6 The influence of education and the physical environment on health status and human development globally 3388.7 The influence of global marketing on health status and human development globally 344KEY SKILLS Global health and human development 348Chapter 8 review 353 Chapter 9 Sustainable Development Goals ONLINE ONLY 360 Chapter 10 Australian and international aid agencies 36210.1 The interrelationships between health, human development and sustainability 36410.2 What is aid? 36910.3 The Australian government's aid priorities 37210.4 The United Nations 38210.5 World Health Organization (WHO) 39210.6 Australian NGOs that promote global health and sustainable human development: World Vision 40110.7 Australian NGOs that promote global health and sustainable human development: Australian Red Cross 40410.8 Australian NGOs that promote global health and sustainable human development: Oxfam Australia 407KEY SKILLS Australian and international aid agencies 410Chapter 10 review 419 Chapter 11 Addressing global health issues 42411.1 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: literacy 42611.2 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: food security 43111.3 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: HIV/AIDS 43611.4 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: malaria 44211.5 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: immunisation 44811.6 Programs addressing key health issues in developing countries: water and sanitation 453KEY SKILLS Addressing global health issues 458Chapter 11 review 466 Index 470