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Global health : diseases, programs, systems, and policies /
edited by Michael H. Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne J. Mills.
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012.
description
xxx, 936 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
ISBN
0763785598 (hardcover), 9780763785598 (hardcover)
format(s)
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imprint
Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012.
isbn
0763785598 (hardcover)
9780763785598 (hardcover)
contents note
Measures of health and disease in populations -- Culture, behavior, and health -- The social determinants of health -- Reproductive health -- Infectious diseases -- Nutrition -- Chronic diseases and risks -- Unintentional injuries and violence -- Global mental health -- Environmental health -- Complex emergencies -- The design of health systems -- Management and planning for public health -- Pharmaceuticals -- Health and the economy -- Evaluations of large-scale health programs -- Cooperation in global health -- Globalization and health.
general note
Rev. ed. of: International public health. 2nd ed. c2006.
catalogue key
8343963
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Designed for use in graduate level MPH programs, Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, Third Edition examines the wide range of public health issues facing the many world populations today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them.Formerly titled International Public Health, this comprehensive text gives particular attention to the public health problems facing low- and middle-income countries today, and identifies their three greatest challenges: reproductive health, infectious disease, and nutrition. Now recognized as the most authoritative text on global health, this thorough revision explores emerging health systems, their regulation, financing, and management, with an emphasis on the role of agencies in promoting health. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of the importance of health on the economic development of a nation, and the reciprocal impact of development on health status. Features:Chapter contributions from leading experts in global public healthCase studies throughoutDiscussion questions in each chapter
Main Description
Recognized as the most prestigious, comprehensive text on Global Health for GRADUATE programs in public and global health.Global Health, Third Edition (formerly titled International Public Health) brings together contributions from the world's leading authorities into a single comprehensive text. It thoroughly examines the wide range of global health challenges facing low and middle income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of health status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive health, global environmental health and complex emergencies.This thorough revision also explores emerging health systems, their financing, and management, and the roles of nation states, international agencies, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations in promoting health. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of how globalization is impacting on global health, and of the relationship between health and economic development., NEW to this EDITION: " Fully updated data throughout " Latest information on new global health initiatives " NEW chapter: "Social Determinants of Health" " NEW chapter: Pharmaceuticals " NEW chapter: Evaluation of Large Scale Health Programs"The uniqueness of this textbook is the sensitivity to the situation in lower income countries. It does not at any point make of the West a yard stick against which other peoples get measured. In this respect, it is a step forward towards positive globalism..."—Manuscript reviewer from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health
Main Description
Recognized as the most prestigious, comprehensive text on Global Health for GRADUATE programs in public and global health.Global Health, Third Edition (formerly titled International Public Health) brings together contributions from the world's leading authorities into a single comprehensive text. It thoroughly examines the wide range of global health challenges facing low and middle income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of health status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive health, global environmental health and complex emergencies.This thorough revision also explores emerging health systems, their financing, and management, and the roles of nation states, international agencies, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations in promoting health. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of how globalization is impacting on global health, and of the relationship between health and economic development., NEW to this EDITION: Fully updated data throughout Latest information on new global health initiatives NEW chapter: "Social Determinants of Health" NEW chapter: Pharmaceuticals NEW chapter: Evaluation of Large Scale Health Programs"The uniqueness of this textbook is the sensitivity to the situation in lower income countries. It does not at any point make of the West a yard stick against which other peoples get measured. In this respect, it is a step forward towards positive globalism..."--Manuscript reviewer from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public HealthInstructor Resources: Sample Syllabus, Test Bank, and PowerPointsInstructor resources developed by Sarita Bhalotra, MD, PhD, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University
Main Description
Rev. ed. of: International public health. 2nd ed. c2006.

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