Global Health

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 25, 2011 - 940 páginas
Recognized as the most prestigious, comprehensive text on Global Health for GRADUATE programs in public and global health. Global Health, Third Edition (formerly titled International Public Health) brings together contributions from the world's leading authorities into a single comprehensive text. It thoroughly examines the wide range of global health challenges facing low and middle income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of health status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive health, global environmental health and complex emergencies. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contenido

Introduction
1
Chapter 2 Culture Behavior and Health
43
Chapter 3 The Social Determinants of Health
75
Chapter 4 Reproductive Health
115
Chapter 5 Infectious Diseases
177
Chapter 6 Nutrition
243
Chapter 7 Chronic Diseases and Risks
345
Chapter 8 Unintentional Injuries and Violence
407
Chapter 12 The Design of Health Systems
615
Chapter 13 Management and Planning for Global Health
653
Chapter 14 Pharmaceuticals
707
Chapter 15 Health and the Economy
757
Chapter 16 Evaluations of LargeScale Health Programs
815
Chapter 17 Cooperation in Global Health
853
Chapter 18 Globalization and Health
885
Acronyms
915

Chapter 9 Global Mental Health
445
Chapter 10 Environmental Health
481
Chapter 11 Complex Emergencies
539

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Professor and Deputy Director and Provost, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England

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