Introduction To Global Health
by Kathryn H. Jacobsen
|Paperback: ||404 pages|
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning (Feb 07, 2013)|
Introduction to Global Health, Second Edition, is a comprehensive look at today’s most critical global health issues. Unlike other texts of its kind, this book emphasizes possible solutions to global health concerns rather than just focusing on the problems. The author examines the socioeconomic, biological, and environmental causes and consequences of disease. Topics covered include infectious diseases, nutrition, maternal health, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mental health, and injuries. The chapters also explore global health metrics, ethics and human rights, policies, and practices The Second Edition is a thorough revision that offers expanded coverage of health across the lifespan, from childhood to young adulthood to aging (with additional coverage of NCDs, injuries, and mental health issues), as well as new coverage of health issues during humanitarian crises and health issues related to human rights. Key Features: • Emphasizes possible solutions to global health concerns rather than just focusing on the problems. • Discussion questions in each chapter help students to reflect on and apply the material from the chapter. • Student companion website offers additional activities to engage the students in learning. Instructor Resources: Instructors Manual, PowerPoint, Test Bank Student Resources: Companion Website.
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