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Global health

Author: Brian D Nicholson; Judy McKimm; Ann K Allen
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The concept of global health has moved on from focusing on the problems of the developing world to encompass health problems with global impact. Whether health professionals work internationally or work with people from different countries and cultures in their own country, global health issues impact daily on local healthcare delivery and professional practice. Key features: Puts global health in context  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian D Nicholson; Judy McKimm; Ann K Allen
ISBN: 9781446282496 144628249X 9781446282502 1446282503
OCLC Number: 939420255
Description: xxi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Studying and working in global health / Michelle McLean, Trevor Gibbs --
Health system / Tolib Mirzoev, Rosemary Morgan --
Human resources for health / Ann K. Allen, Judy McKimm --
Health inequalities / Philippa K. Bird, Kate E. Pickett --
Human health and the global environment / Stefi Barna, Jason Horsley, Sarah Walpole --
Climate change, long-term conditions and sustainable healthcare / Stefi Barna, Sarah Walpole --
Working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers / Philip Cotton, Andrea Williamson --
Primary healthcare / Merlin Willcox, Brian D. Nicholson, David Mant --
Communicable diseases / Colin S. Brown, William Newsholme --
Non-communicable diseases, injuries, suicide and self-harm / Rhys Williams, Ann John --
Mental health, mental illness and disability / Subodh Dave, Rachel Jenkins, Nisha Dogra --
Maternal health / Dileep Wijeratne, Alison Fiander --
Child and adolescent health / Bhanu Williams, Anu Goenka, Dan Magnus, Stephen Allen --
Global surgery / Chris Lavy, Nyengo Mkandawire, Godfrey Muguti --
Global emergency care and disaster health / Georgina Phillips, Amy Neilson, Rob Mitchell --
Project planning and evaluation / Ann K. Allen.
Other Titles: Global health (Nicholson)
Responsibility: edited by Brian D. Nicholson, Judy McKimm, Ann K. Allen.

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A concise introduction to the contexts, theories and practicalities of health provision in a globalised world.  Read more...

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