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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.
Table of Contents
|Some Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in International Health||p. xix|
|List of Illustrations||p. xxv|
|The Historical Origins of Modern International Health||p. 17|
|International Health Agencies, Activities, and Other Actors||p. 61|
|The Political Economy of Health and Development||p. 132|
|What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why it Matters-Data on Health||p. 192|
|Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and Disease||p. 242|
|Societal Determinants of Health and Social Inequalities in Health||p. 309|
|Health under Crisis||p. 365|
|Globalization, Trade, Work, and Health||p. 417|
|Health and the Environment||p. 470|
|Health Economics and the Economics of Health||p. 537|
|Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems||p. 583|
|Toward Healthy Societies: From Ideas to Action||p. 656|
|Doing International Health||p. 694|
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