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“Can serve as a sobering introduction to and overview of global health issues.”
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Bringing together the latest data to chart recent and emerging trends, the atlas vividly demonstrates regional differences in health and its determinants. It shows how health, poverty, and inequality are inextricably linked, and how health in every part of the world is affected by global changes.
With full-color maps and graphics and clear commentary, the atlas covers a wide range of topics, including: Life expectancy, Malnutrition and obesity, Water and sanitation, Cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, Infectious diseases from malaria to HIV/AIDS, Tobacco and alcohol use, Mental health, Urbanization, Climate change, War, violence, and abuse, Avian flu and pandemic planning, Antimicroblal resistance