Introduction to Global Health (Book with Access Code)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2013-02-21
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Introduction to Global Health addresses all the key issues of global health at a level that is basic enough for undergraduate students from a variety of majors and backgrounds. Readers will come away with a clear understanding of the biological and social aspects of major global health issues, especially in the areas of infectious disease, nutrition, and environmental health.The Second Edition offers greatly expanded coverage of health across the lifespan, including a new chapter on chronic disease and aging, and a new chapter on addressing health issues during humanitarian crises. This revision also includes new material on disease prevention and control, and a new emphasis on health transitions throughout the book. Instructor Resources: Instructors Manual, PowerPoint, Test BankStudent Resources: Companion Website

Table of Contents

A HeadNew To This Edition
A HeadAbout the Author
Chapter1 Global Health and Health Transitions
Chapter2 Measuring the Global Burden of Disease
Chapter3 Research and Global Health
Chapter4 Socioeconomic Determinants of Health
Chapter5 Child Health
Chapter6 Health of Young Adults
Chapter7 Non-Communicable Diseases and Aging
Chapter8 The Environmental Context of Health
Chapter9 Control of Infectious Diseases
Chapter10 Global Infectious Disease Initiatives
Chapter11 Global Nutrition
Chapter12 Global Health Payers and Players
Chapter13 Globalization and Global Health
Chapter14 Health, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Aid
Chapter15 Global Health Progress and Priorities

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