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Mastering public health: a guide to examination and revaluation

Mastering public health: a guide to examination and revaluation

Lewis, Geraint | Sheringham, Jessica | Kalim, Kanwal | Crayford, Tim


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Written by an international team of editors Mastering Public Health is a revision text that will be of use to candidates of post-graduate public health examinations across the world. The book follows the UK Faculty's Part A examination syllabus (also used by the Australian Faculty of Public Health). This consists of five areas of public health knowledge plus a sixth section relating to public health skills. The appendices offer the reader revision strategies, essay frameworks and lists of public health names and concepts.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Prelims (Contents, Acknowledgements, Introduction)
1. ‘New paradigm microfinance’ – what is it?
2. Introduction to financial accounts and analysis
3. Field visits to microbusinesses
4. Rates of return and the cost of money
5. Visit to microfinance groups
6. Financial analysis of a microfinance institution
7. Planning for MFI profitability
8. Marketing microfinance
9. Men and women as clients for microfinance
10. Arrears and defaults – definition and measurement
11. ‘Graduation’ and individual loans
12. Individual versus group lending – the pros and cons of each
13. Bangladesh Grameen groups or self-help on-lending groups?
14. Subsidies – when and how?
15. Commercial banks and microfinance
16. The need for microsavings services
17. Micro-insurance
18. MFI staffing – recruitment and motivation
19. Management information systems – selection and design
20. Measuring the impact of microfinance
21. The ‘downside’ of microfinance
22. Regulation and supervision – by whom and how?
Back Matter (Resources, Index)