Introduction to Global Health

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2009 M10 7 - 368 páginas
New Edition Available 4/1/2013 With a unique emphasis on possible solutions to world health problems, this book addresses all the key issues of global health at a level basic enough that students from a variety of majors can understand the material. It will give the reader: An understanding of biological and social aspects of major global health issues, especially in the areas of infectious disease, nutrition, and environmental health. A knowledge of population groups that are at increased risk of poor health and familiarity with policies and programs designed to reduce health inequalities. A familiarity with global health vocabulary, the basic methods used to assess global health, and the tools to locate and understand additional global health information. The author has included over 170 tables and figures to illustrate important concepts as well as a supplemental chapter on how to read journal articles. The text is also accompanied by downloadable instructor resources including PowerPoint slides, a TestBank, and an instructor’s manual with suggested discussion questions and sample syllabi.
 

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GLOBAL HEALTH
1
HEALTH INEQUALITIES
19
SOCIOECONOMIC CONTEXT OF DISEASE
39
MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
55
THE HEALTH OF SPECIAL POPULATIONS
91
THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
115
HIVAIDS MALARIA AND TB
149
GLOBALIZATION AND EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
169
GLOBAL HEALTH PRIORITIES
273
LEARNING MORE ABOUT GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH
291
COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD BY WHO REGION
321
SELECTED ARTICLES FROM THE CONSTITUTION OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
326
SELECTED ARTICLES FROM THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD
329
UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
331
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS TARGETS AND SELECTED INDICATORS
336
PREVENTIVE AND TREATMENT INTERVENTIONS FOR MAJOR HEALTH ISSUES
340

NUTRITION
181
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
211
HEALTH EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
229
GLOBAL HEALTH PAYERS AND PLAYERS
247
RECOMMENDED CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATIONS
343
INDEX
345
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