Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015 is the essential overview of health in the Commonwealth. 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 ageing The publication also includes extensive health profiles of the 53 Commonwealth member countries, incorporating the latest data on health systems and population health outcomes. The commissioning editor Andrew Robertson has worked with the Commonwealth Secretariat and other development organisations for 15 years. He studied at the University of Oxford and has also worked in education. Nexus Strategic Partnerships produces several publications for the Commonwealth Secretariat, including Commonwealth Education Partnerships, The Commonwealth Yearbook, Global: the international briefing and The Commonwealth Governance Handbook. Commonwealth Secretariat Established in 1965, the Commonwealth Secretariat is the main intergovernmental agency of the 53-country grouping. It works as a trusted partner of governments, civil society and donors on shared goals of democracy and development.
Commonwealth Health Partnerships 2015
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