2010

Igniting the Power of Community

The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health

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ISBN: 978-0-387-98156-7 (Print) 978-0-387-98157-4 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Preparing for Action

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      Pages 1-1

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      A Brief History of CBOs/NGOs in Health and Public Health

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      Pages 13-24

      From an Idea to a Sustainable Organization: Getting a Grassroots CBO Off the Ground

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      Pages 25-37

      The Importance of Sustainability in International Public Health NGOs

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      Pages 39-60

      Donor Organizations: What You Need to Know

  3. Areas of Action

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      Pages 62-62

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      Pages 63-76

      Philanthropy and the Culture of Giving: Its Beginnings, Current Character, and Future Expectations

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      Pages 77-91

      The Freedom to Innovate: The Contributions of Social Entrepreneurs to the Field of Global Public Health

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      Pages 93-108

      Faith-Based Organizations and Public Health

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      Pages 109-141

      Disasters and Conflict Zones Around the World: The Roles and Relationships of the Military and Nongovernmental Organizations

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      Pages 143-168

      Evidence, Equity, and Economics: Lessons and Challenges of the Environmental Health Movement

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      Pages 169-183

      On the Frontline: Community-Based Organizations in Health Research

  4. Citizens in Action

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      Pages 186-186

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      Pages 187-214

      YEAH: One Story of Inspiration and Success

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      Pages 215-228

      The American Red Cross: Delivering Services and Working with Partners in the USA and Around the World

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      Pages 229-246

      CARE: The Contribution of an International NGO to Global Health

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      Pages 247-263

      Health Care for the Homeless: Beyond Repairing the Safety Net

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      Pages 265-276

      Practical and Pragmatic: Strategically Applying Gender Perspectives to Increase the Power of Global Health Policies and Programs

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      Pages 277-295

      “Happy Healthy Muppets”: A Look at Sesame Workshop’s Health Initiatives Around the World

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      Pages 297-309

      Working Across Sectors: Preventing Disease and Promoting Health Through Policy and Practice

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      Pages 311-325

      Human Trafficking and Its Public Health Implications

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      Pages 327-344

      Healthy Carolinians Microfinancing: Igniting the Power of the Community

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      Pages 345-357

      Working Across Borders: Transnational NGOs

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