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Health Transitions in Arctic Populations

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family & Health,
  • Popular medicine,
  • Health & Fitness / Health Care Issues,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Health/Fitness

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsT. Kue Young (Editor), Peter Bjerregaard (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11208296M
    ISBN 100802091091
    ISBN 109780802091093

      Young K L and Bjerregaard P B Inuit Health Transitions in Arctic Populations ed K L Young and P B Bjerregaard (Toronto: Unviersity of Toronto Press) pp Young T K Circumpolar health indicators: sources, data, and maps Int. J. Circumpolar Health (Suppl. 3) Cited by: Indigenous Arctic populations experience elevated exposures to many environmental contaminants compared with groups residing in southern Canada. This is largely due to consumption of traditional foods, some of which (ringed seals, beluga whales, narwhals, etc.) have relatively high concentrations of persistent organic by: 2.

    Indeed, the book is far more appealing for the inclusion of this guided tour to an area that remains a mystery to so many of the populations of Arctic countries residing south of the 66 th parallel. The information presented is not aimed at statisticians; Health Transitions serves that purpose. Instead, the Atlas is aimed at health workers.   Young K L and Bjerregaard P B Inuit Health Transitions in Arctic Populations ed K L Young and P B Bjerregaard (Toronto: Unviersity of Toronto Press) pp Google Scholar Young T K Circumpolar health indicators: sources, data, and maps Int. J. Circumpolar Health Cited by:

      Indigenous populations residing in the Arctic regions (e.g. the Kalaallit in Greenland, the Inuit and Inuvialuit in Canada, the Inupiat and Yupik in Alaska, and the Yuit in Siberia) are encountering a myriad of environmental and health-related challenges, previously unknown to these by: K. Young, P. Bjerregaard (Eds.), Health Transitions in Arctic Populations, University of Toronto Press Incorporated, Toronto, ON (), pp. Google Scholar Bjerregaard and Young, Cited by:


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Buy the eBook List Price. Health Transitions in Arctic Populations describes and explains changing health patterns in these areas, how particular patterns came about, and what can be done to improve the health of Arctic peoples.

This study correlates changes in health status with major environmental, social, economic, and political changes in the Arctic. Health Transitions in Arctic Populations describes and explains changing health patterns in these areas, how particular patterns came about, and what can be done to improve the health of Arctic study correlates changes in health status with major environmental, social, economic, and political changes in the Arctic.

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KUE YOUNG AND PETER BJEREGAARD. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Pp. xxi,bibliographical references. The co-editors of this book, Professors Young and Bjeregaard, are respectively affiliated with the University of Toronto and the University of Southern Denmark.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Summary: Health Transitions in Arctic Populations offers both an examination of key health issues in the north and a vision for the future of Arctic inhabitants. Health Transitions in Arctic Populations offers both an examination of key health issues in the north and a vision for the future of Arctic inhabitants.

OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive) Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Transitions in Arctic Populations, Jacobsen (, p) writes that ‘hundreds of books focus on tropical medicine, but almost none concentrate on health in the polar regions of the globe.’ This single quote underscores the pressing need for more studies and literatures on health,Cited by: 1.

![][1] Munksgaard, £, pp ISBN Rating:![Graphic][2]![Graphic][3]![Graphic][4] The Inuit (“Eskimo” is seen as derogatory) are a group of races of common ancestry who inhabit an area encompassing Greenland, Canada, Alaska, and Chukotka (at the northeastern tip of Asia).

Over years they have evolved a culture determined by the extreme environment of the Arctic Cited by: 1. Public Health in the Arctic | DIS 2 Required texts Primary textbook: Young, TK and Bjerregaard, P (eds.) (): Health Transitions in Arctic Populations.

University of Toronto Press. Further readings: please see course schedule Teaching methods Different teaching formats may be used. Arctic health conferences during the past decade reveal that the field has added strong initiatives on new technologies, digitization and e-health, living conditions, occupational health, climate, the spread of infectious diseases, indigenous health and mental health Author: Peter Sköld.

The text book ‘Health Transitions in Arctic Populations’ by T. Kue Young and P. Bjerregaard (eds.), University of Toronto Press, will serve as basic literature. Specific parts of the book will be required to be read in advance.

Additional literature will be uploaded from individual teachers. Traditionally, health patterns in human populations in the circumpolar Arctic are characterized by high rates of communicable (infectious) diseases and low rates of non-communicable (chronic) diseases such as e.g.

coronary heart disease and diabetes. influence on the diseases experienced by individuals and populations. There is heterogeneity in the disease profile within every country, with urban professionals in every part of the world having a very different health profile than the urban poor and rural residents surviving by subsis- tence Size: KB.Abstract.

Arctic communities are undergoing rapid social, cultural and environmental changes which affect their patterns of health and disease. Circumpolar peoples and their governments and organizations have developed health system responses to such by: 1.However, these health patterns are changing following the transition of Arctic societies from those of hunting societies to those of western societies, and the significant social transitions impacted upon Arctic communities over the past decades.

Furthermore, climate changes affect Arctic populations to a larger extent than many other populations.