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This book analyzes the effect of changes occurring in the social, educational, political, and economic aspects of family health care in the 21st century. The book is intended for leaders of public health, nursing, social work, nutrition, allied health, medicine, and health policy professionals in health or political professions. The five main sections of the book include foundations, social welfare, health expenditures and health insurance, health issues, and policy issues. Topics include issues of health and welfare needs for communities and families such as child health care, maternal and infant health, nutrition, homelessness, education, disability, and poverty measures, family health, social care with a focus on promoting advocacy and prevention, and models of delivering health and social care. A glossary and index conclude the book.
Keywords: Families, Health, Hygiene, Health services, Maternal health, Infant health, Nutrition, Homelessness, Education, Disabilities, Poverty, Social services, Prevention programs, Advocacy, Model programs, Oral health, Health care financing, Leadership, Family health