Textbook of International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World / Edition 3

Textbook of International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World / Edition 3

by Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz
     
 


This classic text, formerly known as the "Basch" textbook, now completely revised in an updated new edition, brings together information that students and professionals working in the wide variety of disciplines concerned with international health will find in no other single source. It synthesizes historical, cultural, environmental, economic and political… See more details below

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This classic text, formerly known as the "Basch" textbook, now completely revised in an updated new edition, brings together information that students and professionals working in the wide variety of disciplines concerned with international health will find in no other single source. It synthesizes historical, cultural, environmental, economic and political considerations to provide a comprehensive global overview of the many factors that determine the health of individuals and populations. The major determinants of health status in all regions of the world are discussed, and interventions undertaken at community, national, and international levels are described. The new edition features a renowned new authorship committed to updating and expanding the entire content while retaining the core elements of Basch's excellent text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195300277
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Sales rank:
1,179,831
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Historical Origins of Modern International Health
Chapter 3: International Health Agencies, Activities, and Other Actors
Chapter 4: The Political Economy of Health and Development
Chapter 5: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why it Matters-Data on Health
Chapter 6: Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and Disease
Chapter 7: Societal Determinants of Health and Social Inequalities in Health
Chapter 8: Health under Crisis
Chapter 9: Globalization, Trade, Work and Health
Chapter 10: Health and the Environment
Chapter 11: Health Economics and the Economics of Health
Chapter 12:Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems
Chapter 13: Toward Healthy Societies: From Ideas to Action
Chapter 14: Doing International Health

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