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AIDS, memory and the history of medicine: musings on the Canadian response.

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Source
Genitourin Med. 1994 Feb;70(1):64-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-1994
Author
J. Duffin
Author Affiliation
Hannah Chair History of Medicine Queen's University, Kingston Ontario, Canada.
Source
Genitourin Med. 1994 Feb;70(1):64-9
Date
Feb-1994
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome - epidemiology - history
Canada
Female
Health Policy - history
Health Promotion - history
History, 20th Century
Humans
Male
Public Health - history
Abstract
This paper presents the history of AIDS in Canada with special attention to epidemiology, public policy, and social commentary. The interest in medical history sparked by the epidemic is studied in relation to its impact on public health measures. Conversely, the impact of the disease itself on the history of medicine is examined. AIDS seems to have had a greater impact on history in Canada than history has had on the Canadian response to AIDS.
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PubMed ID
8300104 View in PubMed
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Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 2005 Dec 12;167(50):4739-41
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-12-2005
Author
Signild Vallgårda
Author Affiliation
Afdeling for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab, København K. s.vallgarda@pubhealth.ku.dk
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 2005 Dec 12;167(50):4739-41
Date
Dec-12-2005
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Broadsides as Topic - history
Denmark
Health Education - history - trends
Health Policy - history - trends
Health Promotion - history - trends
History, 20th Century
Humans
Medicine in Art
Public Health - history - trends
PubMed ID
16393532 View in PubMed
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[Anticancer propaganda: myth or reality?].

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Source
Vopr Onkol. 2014;60(1):96-101
Publication Type
Article
Date
2014
Author
E V Demin
V M Merabishvili
Source
Vopr Onkol. 2014;60(1):96-101
Date
2014
Language
Russian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Breast Neoplasms - diagnosis - prevention & control
Early Detection of Cancer - history - trends
Female
Health Education - history - trends
Health Promotion - history - trends
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
History, Ancient
Humans
Mass Screening - history - trends
Neoplasms - diagnosis - history - mortality - prevention & control - psychology - therapy
Persuasive Communication
Primary prevention - methods
Propaganda
Russia - epidemiology
Survival Rate
Survivors - psychology
United States - epidemiology
Abstract
The authors raise a very important problem of anticancer propaganda aimed at the early detection of cancer to be solved nowadays by means of screening and constructive interaction between oncologists and the public. To increase the level of knowledge of the population in this area it is necessary to expand the range of its adequate awareness of tumor diseases. Only joint efforts can limit the destructive effect of cancer on people's minds, so that every person would be responsible for his own health, clearly understanding the advantages of early visit to a doctor. This once again highlights the need of educational work with the public, motivational nature of which allows strengthening the value of screening in the whole complex of measures to fight cancer.
PubMed ID
24772625 View in PubMed
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Between education and memory: health and childhood in English-Canada, 1900-1950.

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Source
Sci Can. 2006;29(1):49-72
Publication Type
Article
Date
2006
Author
Mona Gleason
Author Affiliation
University of British Columbia.
Source
Sci Can. 2006;29(1):49-72
Date
2006
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Child
Child Welfare - history
Health Education - history
Health Promotion - history
History, 20th Century
Humans
Abstract
Despite contemporary concerns regarding the state of Canadian children's health, historians in Canada have yet to fully explore how conventional medical experts and educators thought about, and safeguarded, children's health. This paper explores the interplay between two sources of information regarding the provision of healthy children between 1900 and the end of the Second World War in the English Canadian context: curricular messages regarding health and illness aimed at public school children and the oral histories and autobiographies of adults who grew up in this period. Rather than simply juxtapose official health curriculum and lived memory, I argue that the two co-mingled to produce differing kinds of embodied knowledge aimed at the production and reproduction of hegemonic social values in the English Canadian setting. These values co-existed both harmoniously and uncomfortably, depending very much upon the priorities of, and socially constructed limitations placed upon, particular families in particular contexts.
PubMed ID
17153427 View in PubMed
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["Bread from stone and spiritual uplift for illiterates"--paternalistic community health promotion 200 years ago].

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Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Dec 10;122(30):2879-82
Publication Type
Article
Date
Dec-10-2002
Author
Hans-Johan Breidablik
Author Affiliation
Kommunelegekontoret i Sula 6030 Langevåg. hans.breidablik@sula.kommune.no
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2002 Dec 10;122(30):2879-82
Date
Dec-10-2002
Language
Norwegian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Clergy - history
Community Health Services - history
Health Promotion - history
History, 18th Century
History, 19th Century
Humans
Norway
Paternalism
Poverty - history
Public Health - history
Social Problems - history
Abstract
Some of the early pioneers of community health promotion in Norway were clergymen. One of these "potato priests", as they often are referred to, was the Rev. Niels G.A. Dahl (1778-1852) in Gulen, a poor rural district in western Norway. In a spirit of paternalism he engaged in many non-religious activities promoting the lives and health of his congregation. He engaged in vaccination, medical treatment, control of infectious diseases and provision for the poor, hired a midwife, struggled hard against heavy liquor drinking among locals and promoted primary education. This article highlights Dahl's contributions to community health promotion. Effective community health promotion depends on local knowledge, as well as local authority, influence and personal engagement. Maybe a dose of the paternalistic spirit is called for also in today's health promotion?
PubMed ID
12569713 View in PubMed
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Concepts of health promotion: dualities in public health theory.

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Source
J Public Health Policy. 1992;13(3):267-76
Publication Type
Article
Date
1992
Author
M. Terris
Source
J Public Health Policy. 1992;13(3):267-76
Date
1992
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Environmental health
Epidemiology
Health Promotion - history
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Humans
Preventive Health Services
Public Health
Social Conditions
Social Medicine
United States
Abstract
The differing concepts of health promotion are reviewed in their historical context and development, and a unified concept is proposed which encompasses general as well as specific causative factors in the social environment. The implications for health promotion strategies are discussed.
PubMed ID
1401046 View in PubMed
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Creating environments for health--20 years on.

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Source
Promot Educ. 2007;Suppl 2:7-8, 39-40, 55-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
2007
Author
Trevor Hancock
Author Affiliation
Greendoc@telus.net
Source
Promot Educ. 2007;Suppl 2:7-8, 39-40, 55-6
Date
2007
Language
English
French
Spanish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Congresses as Topic - history
Health Promotion - history
History, 20th Century
Humans
Internationality
Ontario
Social Environment
Social Marketing
World Health
World Health Organization
PubMed ID
17687786 View in PubMed
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A critical analysis of recent Canadian health policy: models for community-based services.

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Source
Int J Health Plann Manage. 1993 Oct-Dec;8(4):295-314
Publication Type
Article
Author
A. Crichton
Author Affiliation
Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Source
Int J Health Plann Manage. 1993 Oct-Dec;8(4):295-314
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Canada
Community Health Services - economics - history - organization & administration
Consumer Participation - trends
Deinstitutionalization
Health Policy - history
Health Promotion - history
Health Services Research
History, 20th Century
Humans
Insurance, Health - history
Models, organizational
National Health Programs - history
Abstract
As part of the thrust by Health and Welfare, Canada, to strengthen community health services, the National Health Research and Development Program commissioned a series of literature reviews. I undertook to review organizational models for community-based services, but said that this would be done in the context of the developing organization of the national health insurance program. With the help of colleagues I examined the literature from a number of different viewpoints. This article will present our findings on the development of policy and will trace the difficulties in making a shift towards providing more care in the community. We found that organization theories were helpful for explaining developments in the health service as a whole and the place of community-based services within it. We were able to use these theories to analyse efforts at restructuring. They provide explanations for the concurrent existence of policies of rationalization and cutbacks with policies of expansion in the area of health promotion.
PubMed ID
10134932 View in PubMed
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