Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
This is a module with a wide range and includes cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes, obesity, Tobacco, mental health, Road Traffic Accidents Substance and Alcohol misuse, violence and cancer. The list below is organized by topics and included essential and recommended reading list.
General Reading on Non-Communicable Diseases Essential reading
- The Lancet NCDI Poverty Commission: bridging a gap in universal health coverage for the poorest billion. The Lancet, 2020.
- World Health Organization, The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on noncommunicable disease resources and services: results of a rapid assessment.
- – World Health Organization, Assessing national capacity for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: report of the 2019 global survey, 2020.
- – World Health Organization, Noncommunicable Diseases Progress Monitor 2020.
- – Kluge, H.H.P., Wickramasinghe, K., Rippin, H.L., Mendes, R., Peters, D.H., Kontsevaya, A. and Breda, J., 2020. Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in the COVID-19 response. The Lancet, 395(10238), pp.1678-1680.
- – Azarpazhooh, M.R., Morovatdar, N., Avan, A., Phan, T.G., Divani, A.A., Yassi, N., Stranges, S., Silver, B., Biller, J., Belasi, M.T. and Neya, S.K., 2020. Covid-19 pandemic and burden of non-communicable diseases: An ecological study on data of 185 countries. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 29(9), p.105089.
- – The Lancet. Non-Communicable Diseases Series. The Lancet. February 2013. Available at: http://www.thelancet.com/series/non-communicable-diseases
- – World Health Organization, 2013. Global action plan for the prevention and control of NCDs 2013-2020. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2014. Global status report on non-communicable diseases 2014: Description of the global burden of NCDs, their risk factors and determinants. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2014. Non communicable diseases country profiles: WHO global report. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2015. Overview - Preventing chronic diseases: a vital investment: taking stepwise framework
- – Ezzati M, and Riboli, E. Global health: Behavioural and Dietary Risk Factors for Non-communicable Diseases. N Engl J Med 2013;369:954-64
- – Stenberg K. and Chisholm D. 2012 Resource Needs for Addressing Non-communicable Disease in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. WHO Geneva.
- – Magnusson, R. 2007, "Non-communicable diseases and global health governance: enhancing global processes to improve health development", Globalization and Health, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 2.
- – Saksena P. and Xu K, (2013). The financial burden from non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: a literature review. BioMed Central. Health policy and system.
- – Kankeu H,Affiliated with
- –Lopez, A. D. & Mathers, C. D. 2006, "Measuring the global burden of disease and epidemiological transitions: 2002-2030", Trop.Med Parasitol., vol. 100, no. 5-6, pp. 481-499.
- – Disease Control Priorities Project http://dcp-3.org/dcp2
- – Preventing chronic diseases http://www.cdc.gov/PCD/
- – World Health Organization http://www.who.int/nmh/publicationsl
Reading on CVD / Diabetes / Obesity / Tobacco
- – World Health Organization. WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies, 2017.
- – Thomas, R.E., McLellan, J. and Perera, R., 2015. Effectiveness of school-based smoking prevention curricula: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ open, 5(3).
- – World Health Organization. Rapid assessment of service delivery for NCDs during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020.
- – Abdullah A, Stillman F, Yang L, Luo H, and Samet J. Tobacco Use and Smoking Cessation Practices among Physicians in Developing Countries: A Literature Review. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2014, 11, 429-455
- – World Health Organization, 2013. Package of essential non-communicable (PEN) disease interventions for primary health care in low-resource settings, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2012. Prioritizing areas for action in the field of population-based prevention of childhood obesity. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2012. Guidelines for primary health care in low-resource settings: Cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, chronic respiratory disease, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2013. A global brief on hypertension: Silent killer, global public health crisis. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2011. Global atlas on cardiovascular disease prevention and control: Policies, strategies and interventions. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2011, WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, Warning about the dangers of tobacco, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2007. Prevention of cardiovascular disease: Pocket guidelines for assessment and management of CVD risk, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2004, Policy recommendations for smoking cessation and treatment of tobacco dependence: Tools for public health, WHO, Geneva.
Reading on Mental Health/Substance and Alcohol misuse
- – World Health Organization, Mental health action plan 2013 – 2020. WHO, Geneva, 2013.
- – World Health Organization, mhGAP Intervention Guide - Version 2.0 for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings. 2019.
- – World Health Organization, Special initiative for mental health (2019–2023),
- – Saraceno S, Gater R,Rahman A, and C. Underhill. 2015. Reorganization of mental health services: from institutional to community-based models of care. EMHJ, Vol. 21 No. 7.
- – Ivbijaro G,PatelV, Chisholm C, Goldberg C, and Kolkiewic L. Informing mental health policies and services in the EMR: cost-effective deployment of human resources to deliver integrated community-based care. EMHJ, Vol. 21 No. 7.
- – Rahman A. 2015. Integration of mental health into priority health service delivery platforms: maternal and child health services. EMHJ, Vol. 21 No. 7.
- – 2007. Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings
- – Tol W, Barbui C, Galappatti A, and Ommeren V. Mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian settings: linking practice and research. Lancet 2011; 378: 1581–91
- – Anderson P, Chisholm D, Fuhr D. 2009, Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of policies and programmes to reduce the harm caused by alcohol. Lancet, 373: 2234-46.
- – World Health Organization and Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2012. Dementia: a public health priority. WHO, Geneva.
- – Barry M, Clarke A and Petersen I.(2015) Promotion of mental health and prevention of mental disorders: priorities for implementation. EMHJ, Vol. 21 No. 7.
- – Gater, R; Chisholm, D; Dowrick, C. (2015) Mental health surveillance and information systems. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal21.7: 512-516
- – Regan M, Gater R, Rahman A, Patel V. Mental health research: developing priorities and promoting its utilization to inform policies and services. East Mediterr Health J. 2015 Sep 28;21(7):517-21.
- – Chisholm D. 2015. Investing in mental health. EMHJ, Vol. 21 No. 7.
- – Funk M and Drew N. Mental health legislation. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal21.7 (2015): 527-530
- – World Health Organization, 2008. Scaling up care for mental, neurological and substance use disorders. Mental Health Gap Action Programme, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, Integrating mental health into primary care: A global perspective.
- – World Health Organization, 2007, Neurological disorders: public health challenges, WHO, Geneva.
Reading on Violence and Road Traffic Accidents
- – World Health Organization, RESPECT women: Preventing violence against women, 2020.
- – World Health Organization, Caring for women subjected to violence: a WHO curriculum for training health-care providers, 2019.
- – World Health Organization, Strengthening health systems to respond to women subjected to intimate partner violence or sexual violence. A manual for health managers, 2017.
- – World Health Organization, 2013, Global and regional estimates of violence against women, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, Global plan of action to strengthen the role of the health system within a national multisectoral response to address interpersonal violence, in particular against women and girls, and against children, 2016.
- – World Health Organization, 2014. Global status report on violence prevention. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2015. Toolkit on mapping legal, health and social services responses to child maltreatment. WHO, Geneva
- – World Health Organization, The Power of Cities: Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases and Road Traffic Injuries, 2020.
- – World Health Organization, 2015, Global status report on road safety, WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization, 2006. Developing policies to prevent violence and injuries: guidelines for policy-makers and planners. WHO, Geneva
- – World Health Organization, 2014. Strengthening road safety legislation: a toolkit for road safety legislation workshops. WHO, Geneva.
Reading on Cancers
- – World Health Organization , WHO report on cancer: setting priorities, investing wisely and providing care for all, 2020.
- – World Health Organization, Improving data for decision-making: a toolkit for cervical cancer prevention and control programmes, 2018.
- – IARC, 2014. World Cancer Report.
- – World Health Organization 2014. Cancer country profiles. WHO, Geneva
- – World Health Organization 2014. Comprehensive cervical cancer control: A guide to essential practice - Second edition. WHO, Geneva
- – World Palliative Care Alliance and WHO, 2014. Global atlas of palliative care at the end of life.
- – World Health Organization, 2008. Cancer control: Policy and advocacy: WHO guide for effective programmes. WHO, Geneva
- – World Health Organization, 2008. Cancer control: Diagnosis and treatment: WHO guide for effective programmes. WHO, Geneva
- – World Health Organization, 2011, National cancer control programmes core capacity self-assessment tool: NCCP core self-assessment tool. WHO, Geneva.
- – World Health Organization 2007. Fight against cancer: Strategies that Prevent, Cure and Care. WHO, Geneva
- – Danaei, G., Vander Hoorn, S., Lopez, A. D., Murray, C. J., & Ezzati, M. 2005 "Causes of cancer in the world: comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors", The Lancet, vol. 366, no. 9499, pp. 1784-1793.
This list was last updated on 16/09/2020