Reverse the Epidemic Tides of Unhealthy Habits: Personal, Professional, and Leadership Challenges

Chapter

Abstract

Politics, economics, and health are interdependent. Inequalities in the economic domain have profound negative impacts on the health domain [1]. This chapter challenges the prevailing worldview and values inherent in the power and control structures within our political, financial, and disease care systems. Political philosophies and public policies have mal-distributed money, power, and resources at global and national levels that favor the 1 % economic elite of the population.

Keywords

Obesity Income Coherence Assure Meso 

Notes

Acknowledgements

I would like to thank Dr. Joachim Sturmberg for his editorial support on this chapter.

Health Buddy Coaching Program: Changing Ourselves Our Families, Organizations, Communities and Cultures (2013). This book is about developing transformational leadership and disseminating HBC programs. The behaviour change guidebook, Health Buddy Coaching: Discover Your Path to Health Habits (2013) is for practitioners, staff, patients and their family members.

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  1. 1.Faculty & Student Development (2009–2010)Florida International UniversityMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Family Medicine (1985–2009)University of RochesterRochesterUSA
  3. 3.RochesterUSA

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