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Essentials of Global Health.

Author: Babulal Sethia; Parveen Kumar
Publisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sethia, Babulal.
Essentials of Global Health.
Philadelphia : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Babulal Sethia; Parveen Kumar
ISBN: 9780702066085 0702066087
OCLC Number: 1030041886
Notes: Dimensions of universal health coverage.
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; IFC_Student Consult PIN page; Essentials of Global Health; Copyright Page; Table Of Contents; Foreword by Professor Dame Sally C Davies; Foreword by Professor Sir Michael Marmot; Preface; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; About the Editors; List of Abbreviations; 1 What Is Global Health?; Section Outline; Introduction; 1.1 A History of Global Health; Introduction; The discipline of public health; Early epidemiology; The birth of social medicine; Tropical medicine; Discussion of health on a global stage; The birth of the World Health Organization. The Millennium Development GoalsThe rise of noncommunicable diseases; Civil society raises its voice; Global health in the era of sustainable development; Conclusion; Further reading; 1.2 Key Concepts in Global Health; Key definitions; Health; Public health; Globalisation; Demographic transition; Epidemiological transition; Burden of disease; Global health; Why is global health relevant?; International clinical placements; The globalised world; Diseases do not respect borders; Research; Global health ethics; Cultural competency; Global health governance; Externalities. The social determinants of healthMillennium development goals and sustainable development goals and post-2015 agenda; Conclusion; Further reading; 1.3 The Global Burden of Disease; Introduction; Disability-adjusted life years (DALY)-a measure of disease burden; Using and criticising the disability-adjusted life year; Major determinants of change in global disease burdens; Important findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010; Conclusion; Further reading; 1.4 Determinants of Health; Introduction; What makes people healthy and unhealthy?; The social, political and economic environment. The physical environmentTaking action on determinants of health; Conclusion; Further reading; 1.5 Evaluation of Health Care; Introduction; Measures for evaluation; Measuring health/disease; Measuring interventions; Cost-effectiveness analysis; Other commonly used indicators; Quality and safety; Clinical governance; The audit cycle; The challenges of evaluation in complex systems; Leadership and evaluation; Conclusion; Further reading; 2 Health Care Provision; Section Outline; Introduction; 2.1 Health Systems; The components of a health system; World Health Organization model (Fig. 2.1.1).

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