Textbook of International Health Global Health in a Dynamic World

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 ...

Textbook of International Health  Global Health in a Dynamic World

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.

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Textbook of International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World
Language: en
Pages: 608
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Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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
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Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Theodore M. Brown
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-02 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Since the early twentieth century, politically engaged and socially committed U.S. health professionals have worked in solidarity with progressive movements around the world. Often with roots in social medicine, political activism, and international socialism, these doctors, nurses, and other health workers became comrades who joined forces with people struggling for
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Solomon Benatar, Gillian Brock
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-10 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

What can be done about the poor state of global health? How are global health challenges intimately linked to the global political economy and to issues of social justice? What are our responsibilities and how can we improve global health? Global Health and Global Health Ethics addresses these questions from
Global Health Diplomacy
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Ilona Kickbusch, Graham Lister, Michaela Told, Nick Drager
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-09 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The world’s problems are indeed world problems: social and environmental crises, global trade and politics, and major epidemics are making public health a pressing global concern. From this constantly changing scenario, global health diplomacy has evolved, at the intersection of public health, international relations, law, economics, and management—a new discipline
Human Rights in Global Health
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Benjamin Mason Meier, Lawrence O. Gostin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Institutions matter for the advancement of human rights in global health. Given the dramatic development of human rights under international law and the parallel proliferation of global institutions for public health, there arises an imperative to understand the implementation of human rights through global health governance. This volume examines the