A Primer on International Health / Edition 1

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A Primer on International Health is a compact, engaging reader-friendly anthology that covers the key global health topics that confront humanity in the twenty-first century. As a primer, this book strives to provide a foundation of learning on the most current and enduring international human health issues and problems. From environmental health to nutrition, health care systems, maternal and child health, and epidemiology, the author consistently takes a global perspective that acknowledges the international and inter-connected nature of human health. Buckingham also offers an engaging writing style that maintains interest and makes the material accessible to all levels of learners. For anyone interested in international health.

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Addresses the process of sharing knowledge of international health among colleagues and students, a process that becomes more important as commerce and international travel accelerate both the globalization of human life and the pace of human and disease interactions. Buckingham (New Mexico State U.) and his co-contributors cover issues including global environmental health, primary care, malnutrition, maternal and child health, comparative national health-care systems, epidemiology, and the future of international health. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205198092
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
  • Publication date: 11/2/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,495,620
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1.Robert Buckingham and Todd Smith, Introduction to International Health.

2.Teresa Ramirez and Linda Gough, Globalization: Towards One World.

3.Edward Meister, Global Environmental Health.

4.Terri Hollingsworth, Heather Lynn Smith, and Vincent Zummo, Nutrition: A Global Perspective.

5.Robert Buckingham and Tracy Brannock, Primary Health Care.

6.Matt Flint, Candice Borden, and Lyndsay Graff, Maternal and Child Health, A Global Perspective.

7.Robert Buckingham, Zhaohui Zhong, and Edward Meister, Comparative National Health Care Systems.

8.Edward Meister and Robert Buckingham, Epidemiology: Methods and Global Practice.

9.Robert Buckingham and Terri Hollingsworth, The Future of International Health.

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