Global Health 101, Second Version (previously titled Necessities of Global Health) is a transparent, concise, and user-pleasant introduction to probably the most crucial points in international well being. It illustrates key themes with an in depth set of case research, examples, and the newest proof. Whereas the book provides a worldwide perspective, specific consideration is given to the well being-improvement link, to creating nations, and to the well being wants of poor and deprived individuals. Global Health 101 builds on the success of an introductory international well being course taught by the writer on the George Washington Faculty of Public Health and Health Providers and is ideally fitted to the the Affiliation of American Schools and Universities beneficial course by the identical identify. The textual content is accompanied by a wealth of teacher’s assets, in addition to a strong companion website with videos, shows, and references meant to assist each academics and college students.
Richard Skolnik is the winner of quite a few honors for educating, has taught international well being for eight years, and has greater than 30 years of expertise as a worldwide well being practitioner in multilateral, college, and NGO settings. He has been actively concerned in coping with crucial points in international well being at nation degree and on the highest ranges of worldwide well being coverage making. Study extra concerning the writer.
“Richard Skolnik's Necessities of Global Health is so complete that it might be key studying in worldwide well being. In accessible language, he explains why good well being is essential to financial improvement, what indicators assist monitor modifications in international well being, and necessities for good well being techniques. Approaches to fixing world well being issues have to be beneath pinned by good ethics and human rights tips, he says, and local practices and cultures should not be ignored. Skolnik seems intimately at youngsters's and ladies's well being, and on the totally different challenges of tackling communicative and non-communicative illness in creating nations. He additionally maps out the important thing gamers in international well being and appears forward to future challenges.”
—The Lancet, October 2007
The book is organized in 4 elements:
– Rules, Measurements, and the Health-Improvement Hyperlink: The rules of Global Health; Health Determinants, Measurements, and Tendencies; and Health, Schooling, Poverty, and the Financial system.
– Cross-Chopping Global Health Themes: Human Rights, Ethics, and Global Health; An Introduction to Health Techniques; and Tradition and Health.
– The Burden of Illness: The Surroundings and Health; Vitamin and Health; Ladies’s Health; Youngster Health; Infectious Illnesses; Non-Communicable Illnesses; and Unintentional Accidents.
– Working Collectively to Enhance Global Health: Conflicts, Pure Disasters, and Different Emergencies; Cooperating to Enhance Global Health; and, Science Know-how, and the Public’s Health.”
Updates to the Second Version:
Up to date tables and charts to incorporate the newest data on the burden of illness and danger elements
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