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Global Population Health: A PrimerAuthor: Richard Skolnik
Written by one of the leading authorities in Global Health, Global Population Health: A Primer by Richard Skolnik was designed to provide a brief overview of global health to a wide range of health administration and clinical audiences. Beginning with a concise explanation of the importance of global health, this brief and engaging text moves on to examine a number of the most important global health issues and their economic and social consequences, before discussing some of the steps that can be taken to address these concerns in cost-effective, fair, doable, and sustainable ways.
- Excellent overview of global health that focuses on readers on gaining the knowledge to address five key questions from an evidence-based and interdisciplinary perspective.
- Concise length – only 150 pages – makes this text an easy and affordable supplement for a variety of courses.
- Written for a wide range of health professionals, from doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other clinical health professionals to health administrators and more.
- Navigate eBook access (included with the print text) provides online or offline access from a computer, tablet or mobile device.
Global Population Health: A Primer is part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Population Health Series. To learn more about the series, visit: https://www.jblearning.com/populationhealth
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Chapter 1 What is Global Health and Why is it so Important?
- Chapter 2 Health Determinants, Measurements, and the Global Burden of Disease
- Chapter 3 Health Systems and Universal Health Coverage
- Chapter 4 Environmental and Occupational Health and Intersectoral Approaches
- Chapter 5 Nutrition and the Health of Women, Children, and Adolescents
- Chapter 6 Communicable Diseases
- Chapter 7 Noncommunicable Diseases, Mental Health, and Injuries