Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 3rd Edition

Book Description

Recognized as the most prestigious, comprehensive text on Global for GRADUATE programs in public and global . Global , Third Edition (formerly titled International Public ) brings together contributions from the world's leading authorities into a single comprehensive text. It thoroughly examines the wide range of global challenges facing low and middle income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive , global environmental and complex emergencies. This thorough revision also explores emerging systems, their financing, and , 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 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 Instructor Resources: Sample Syllabus, Test Bank, and PowerPoints Instructor resources developed by Sarita Bhalotra, MD, PhD, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Measures of Health and Disease in Populations
Chapter 2 Culture, , and Health
Chapter 3 The Social Determinants of Health
Chapter 4 Reproductive Health
Chapter 5 Infectious Diseases
Chapter 6 Nutrition
Chapter 7 Chronic Diseases and Risks
Chapter 8 Unintentional Injuries and Violence
Chapter 9 Global Mental Health
Chapter 10 Environmental Health
Chapter 11 Complex Emergencies
Chapter 12 The of Health Systems
Chapter 13 Management and Planning for Global Health
Chapter 14 Pharmaceuticals
Chapter 15 Health and the
Chapter 16 Evaluations of Large-Scale Health Programs
Chapter 17 Cooperation in Global Health
Chapter 18 Globalization and Health

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