Jody Heymann

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi The impact of labor policies on the health of young children in the context of economic globalization
    Jody Heymann
    McGill University, Institute for Health and Social Policy, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    Annu Rev Public Health 34:355-72. 2013
  2. ncbi Extended family caring for children orphaned by AIDS: balancing essential work and caregiving in a high HIV prevalence nations
    J Heymann
    McGill University
    AIDS Care 19:337-45. 2007
  3. pmc Creating and using new data sources to analyze the relationship between social policy and global health: the case of maternal leave
    Jody Heymann
    McGill University, Institute for Health and Social Policy, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Public Health Rep 126:127-34. 2011
  4. ncbi Public policy and breast-feeding: a straightforward and significant solution
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 100:381-3. 2009
  5. doi HIV/AIDS, declining family resources and the community safety net
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A3, Canada
    AIDS Care 21:34-42. 2009
  6. doi Maternal leave policies and vaccination coverage: a global analysis
    Mark Daku
    Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 74:120-4. 2012
  7. doi Children home alone unsupervised: modeling parental decisions and associated factors in Botswana, Mexico, and Vietnam
    Mónica Ruiz-Casares
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 33:312-23. 2009
  8. ncbi Ensuring a healthy and productive workforce: comparing the generosity of paid sick day and sick leave policies in 22 countries
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal
    Int J Health Serv 40:1-22. 2010
  9. pmc Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector
    Jaclyn A Paterson
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Burnside Hall, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:452. 2012
  10. doi Representations of MDR and XDR-TB in South African newspapers
    Mark Daku
    Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 75:410-8. 2012

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi The impact of labor policies on the health of young children in the context of economic globalization
    Jody Heymann
    McGill University, Institute for Health and Social Policy, Montreal, QC H3A 1A3, Canada
    Annu Rev Public Health 34:355-72. 2013
    ..Last, we examine the availability of these policies worldwide and discuss the potential economic implications...
  2. ncbi Extended family caring for children orphaned by AIDS: balancing essential work and caregiving in a high HIV prevalence nations
    J Heymann
    McGill University
    AIDS Care 19:337-45. 2007
    ..This paper makes clear that if families are to provide adequate care for orphans while economically surviving there needs to be increases in social supports and improvements in working conditions...
  3. pmc Creating and using new data sources to analyze the relationship between social policy and global health: the case of maternal leave
    Jody Heymann
    McGill University, Institute for Health and Social Policy, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Public Health Rep 126:127-34. 2011
    ..We developed a new data infrastructure to illustrate how globally comparative data on labor policy might be used to examine the impact of social policy on health...
  4. ncbi Public policy and breast-feeding: a straightforward and significant solution
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 100:381-3. 2009
    ..Solutions exist: extending current policies to ensure adequate maternity leave is available for all Canadians, legislating a right to breast-feed while working, and adapting workplaces to make this practical...
  5. doi HIV/AIDS, declining family resources and the community safety net
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, H3A 1A3, Canada
    AIDS Care 21:34-42. 2009
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  6. doi Maternal leave policies and vaccination coverage: a global analysis
    Mark Daku
    Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 74:120-4. 2012
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  7. doi Children home alone unsupervised: modeling parental decisions and associated factors in Botswana, Mexico, and Vietnam
    Mónica Ruiz-Casares
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 33:312-23. 2009
    ..This paper examines different child care arrangements utilized by working families in countries undergoing major socio-economic transitions, with a focus on modeling parental decisions to leave children home alone...
  8. ncbi Ensuring a healthy and productive workforce: comparing the generosity of paid sick day and sick leave policies in 22 countries
    Jody Heymann
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal
    Int J Health Serv 40:1-22. 2010
    ..Luxembourg and Norway provide 50 full-time equivalent working days of leave, while New Zealand provides the least, at 5 days. In 6 countries, paid sick leave benefits are more generous for low-wage workers than for median-wage workers...
  9. pmc Adaptation to climate change in the Ontario public health sector
    Jaclyn A Paterson
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Burnside Hall, Montreal, QC, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:452. 2012
    ..This study examines climate change adaptation in the public health sector in Ontario using information from interviews with government officials...
  10. doi Representations of MDR and XDR-TB in South African newspapers
    Mark Daku
    Department of Political Science, McGill University, Canada Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 75:410-8. 2012
    ..Due to the media's potential influence on policy formation, how the media presents issues - especially issues pertaining to emerging public health concerns - should warrant more attention...
  11. doi AIDS in the family and community: the impact on child health in Malawi
    Rachel Kidman
    McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 71:966-74. 2010
    ..Community home-based care programs are best situated to identify children in these difficult circumstances and to mitigate their disadvantage...
  12. doi Developing a tuberculosis transmission model that accounts for changes in population health
    Olivia Oxlade
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Med Decis Making 31:53-68. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to develop and validate a TB transmission model that accounted for changes in population health...
  13. ncbi Global tuberculosis trends: a reflection of changes in tuberculosis control or in population health?
    O Oxlade
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1238-46. 2009
    ..We have analyzed the association between changes in population health and health service indicators, and concomitant changes in TB incidence between 1990 and 2005...
  14. ncbi HIV/AIDS, income loss and economic survival in Botswana
    D Rajaraman
    Programme Manager, Social and Behavioural Research, Botswana Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
    AIDS Care 18:656-62. 2006
    ..We make recommendations for policy and programme support, including workplace adaptations and public sector support for meeting health and basic needs of HIV-affected families...