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Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015 (Paperback) (Andrew Robertson & Jade Fell & Katie Silvester & Sara
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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.