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The new public health

The new public health

Author: Theodore H Tulchinsky; Elena Varavikova
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier / Academic Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Linking classical public health and intervention with evolving healthcare strategies and policies for the 21st century, The New Public Health provides a broad perspective on current issues & the kinds of solutions & expectations needed in the future.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore H Tulchinsky; Elena Varavikova
ISBN: 9780123708908 0123708907
OCLC Number: 225875756
Description: xxiv, 672 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: A history of public health --
Expanding the concept of public health --
Measuring and evaluating the health of a population --
Communicable diseases --
Noncommunicable conditions --
Family health --
Special community health needs --
Nutrition and food safety --
Environmental and occupational health --
Organization of public health systems --
Measuring costs : the economics of health --
Planning and managing health systems --
National health systems --
Human resources for health care --
Health technology, quality, law, and ethics --
Globalization of health.
Responsibility: Theodore H. Tulchinsky, Elena A. Varavikova ; with foreword by John Last.
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Offers a unified approach to public health appropriate for masters' level students and practitioners - specifically for courses in MPH programs, community health and preventive medicine programs,  Read more...


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"Too often, public health practitioners forget that it is not enough to describe the world. The goal is to change it. In the first edition of The New Public Health, Tulchinsky and Varavikova inspired Read more...

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