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accessibility of health care, 7, 151, 158–60, 227–39, 275; “acceptability” of health care, 228, 230; “affordability ” of health care, 228, 230–32; “availability ” of health care, 228; cancer early-detection and treatment, 21, 160, 233, 236–38, 239; challenges for governments , 229–30; a comprehensive approach to universal access, 20–22; conditional cash-transfer (CCT) initiatives , 22; cultural barriers, 159– 60; defining access, 227–28; defining packages of essential health services and entitlements, 22; demand side/ supply side, 229; facilities, 228–29; financing health care, 234–36; human rights framework, 232–34; immigrant women, 151, 158–60, 162–64; infectious and noncommunicable diseases, 232; innovations in health promotion , 236–38, 239; instituting national health policies and infrastructure, 233; issues, challenges, and opportunities , 229–32; language and communication barriers, 159; maternal health, 21, 54f, 54–55, 159; mental health services, 21; and need for disaggregated research data, 229; prevention and preventive-care services, 160, 233–34; private-sector facilities partnering with retail outlets, 236–38, 239; roles of NGOs, 234; three aspects of accessibility, 228; user fees, 231–32, 234–35; women’s unique challenges, 2, 231–32; and women with disabilities, 130–31, 138 accredited social health activists (ASHAs), 51 Acemoglu, Daron, 276 ActionAid Uganda, 242 Active Citizenship Campaign of the Industrial Areas Foundation, 224 Acumen Fund, 263 Addams, Jane, ix, xiii Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 79–80, 215–16 Africa: girls’ secondary education, 36; HPV infections, 19–20; people with disabilities , 124–26, 126t. See also specific countries African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in Nairobi, 230 Agha-Soltan, Neda, x AIDS. See HIV/AIDS AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP), 181 Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), 25 Alton, Frank, 221 American Jewish World Service, 241–42 Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), 143 Annan, Kofi, 35 Argentina: breast cancer rates, 17; people with disabilities, 127t; UNIFEM’s Cities Without Violence Against Women, Safe Cities for All program, 65 Asia and Pacific region, people with disabilities , 118–24t Asian Communities Reproductive Justice , 184 Austen, Jane, 35 I n d e x Note: Page numbers followed by “f” indicate figures; page numbers followed by “n” indicate notes; page numbers followed by “t” indicate tables. 316 Index Australia: motherhood experiences of Thai immigrant women, 156; people with disabilities, 123–24t Austria, 125t Averting Maternal Death and Disability Initiative at Columbia University, 16 Avila, Ernestine, 213–14 Bahamas, 128t Bangladesh: health indicators among urban and rural poor, 265; maternal death ratio, 266; maternal health philanthropy and BRAC in the Dhaka slums, 266–67, 269–70; people with disabilities , 121–22t Beijing World Conference on Women (1995), 27, 112, 278n3 Belgium, 125t Belize, 128t Bermuda, 128t Bhutan, 122t Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, 25; urban women’s health philanthropy , 258–59, 270 Birch, Eugenie L., 73–92, 275, 281 Bogotá, Colombia, 90–91 Bolivia, 127t Boyle, Greg, 209–10 BRAC (Bangladesh NGO), 266, 269–70 Brazil: Curitiba’s BRT transportation system , 90–91; people with disabilities, 127t; public health messages through public art, 86f breast cancer: and accessibility of health care, 160, 233–34, 236–38, 239; breast self-examination (BSE), 237; immigrant women, 160; and innovations in health promotion/provision of health services, 236–38, 239; prevention efforts, 20, 25–26, 160, 233–34; rates/ incidence, 17, 21, 160, 170, 237 Breast Cancer Global Health Initiative and “Guidelines for International Breast Health and Cancer Control,” 26 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 100 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development (1994), 27, 112, 278n2 Cali, Colombia, 56, 199 Cambodia: disabled women’s reduced opportunities for marriage, 112; immigrant women at Los Angeles’s temple Khemara Buddhikaram, 211, 212–13; people with disabilities, 119t Canada: immigrant women, 148, 149–50, 153–54, 158–60; people with disabilities , 127t; safety programs for urban women and girls, 68; violence against women, 56, 136; women’s fears of street violence, 56 Canales, Mary K., 164 cancer in women: and accessibility of health care, 7, 21, 160, 233–34, 236–38, 239; breast cancer, 17, 20, 21, 25–26, 160, 170, 233–34, 236–38, 239; cervical cancer, 17, 20, 21, 236–38, 239; innovations in health promotion/provision of health services, 236–38, 239; prevention initiatives, 20, 25–26, 160, 233–34 cardiovascular disease, 16–17, 32 Care International, 41 Carnegie Corporation, 270 Carso Health Institute, 26 Center for Domestic Violence Prevention (CEDOVIP), 240–57. See also community mobilizing to prevent violence against women and HIV in...

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ISBN
9780812205084
Related ISBN
9780812243536
MARC Record
OCLC
793012562
Pages
328
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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