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####Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies Michael H. Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne J. Mills ebook
- Page: 958
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- ISBN: 9781284122626
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Overview Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies by Michael H. Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne J. Mills Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, Fourth Edition 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.
The book also explores emerging health systems, their financing, and management, and the roles of nation states, international agencies, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations in promoting health.
The Fourth Edition offers 5 new chapters: Global Health, Human Rights and Ethics Public Health Infrastructure Innovation, Technology and Design International Trade and Health
Global Health Governance and Diplomacy (which is a replacement chapter for two previous chapters on Cooperation in Global Health and Globalization and Health) In addition, all of the chapters have been updated according to emerging issues within the respective field.
The addition of the new chapters has expanded the depth of the textbook. There is now a greater emphasis on health and the economy, global health governance, environmental health, public health infrastructure, innovation in global health, and human rights.
Leading experts in their fields have been brought on to author the new chapters. For a few of the existing chapters, new authors were added to bring new levels of expertise.