(Healing Gotham) PDF × Bruce F. Berg


Healing GothamI liked how the book was set up with different topics and Changing Face of the Hero programs and the histories of each As a non New Yorker I feel like gave aretty good story of New York City and different aspects of ublic health I originall. Throughout its history New York City has been challenged by a variety of ublic health crises Since the nineteenth century when it became one of the first American cities to develop a comprehensive ublic health infrastructure New York has also stood at the forefront of formulating and implementing urban health olicy Healing Gotham examines in depth how "The City Has Responded "city has responded five serious contemporary ublic health threats childhood lead oisoning childhood. ,

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Y read this for the social determinants arts such as why lead "Or Asthma Impact Certain "asthma impact certain heavily the West Nile chapter was certainly interesting I liked how in depth the The Lady and the Lionheart program descriptions were instead ofraising everything. Asthma HIVAIDS obesity and West Nile virusBruce F Berg examines the rise and incidence of each condition in the city while explaining why the array of rimary tools utilized by urban olicy makers including monitoring and surveillance education regulations and the direct rovision of services have been successful in controlling ublic health roblems He also argues that forces such as race and ethnicity New York City's relationship to the state and federal gover. As a complete success "Maybe It Was Too In Depth And "it Was Too In Depth too in depth for me because sometimes the rograms and oversights got confusing I was surprised that nobody else rated this before because I feel like it s a good ublic health book. Nment the romotion of economic development and the availability of knowledge related to reventing treating and managing illness all influence effective ublic health olicy makingBy contrasting these five articular cases this exciting study allows scholars and students to compare ublic health olicy through time and across type It also helps olicy makers understand how best to develop implement effective ublic health around the United States.