Caring for the World: A Guidebook to Global Health Opportunities

Caring for the World: A Guidebook to Global Health Opportunities

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by Paul Drain, Stephen A. Huffman, Sara Pirtle, Kevin Chan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802095488

ISBN-13: 9780802095480

Pub. Date: 12/13/2008

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

Caring for the World assembles the stories, experience, and advice of prominent global health practitioners in this inspired guidebook for health care workers who are interested in—or already are—improving the lives of people throughout the world.

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Caring for the World assembles the stories, experience, and advice of prominent global health practitioners in this inspired guidebook for health care workers who are interested in—or already are—improving the lives of people throughout the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802095480
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
12/13/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Authors' Note ix

Foreword xiii

1 An Introduction to Global Health 3

2 An Individual's Role 31

3 Understanding the Landscape and Identifying Your Goals 50

4 Medical Electives, Research Opportunities, Medical Language Courses, Health Courses and Seminars, and Global Health Conferences 67

5 Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations 106

6 Education in Global Health 155

7 Funding for Global Health Opportunities 176

8 Trip Planning and Preparations 217

9 Advice from Five Global Health Experts 241

10 Conclusions and 25 Pearls for Global Health 251

Appendix: Additional Global Health Resources 255

Index 263

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