Global Health: An Introductory Textbook

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Global Health: An Introductory Textbook

A great resource for public health students. It clearly shows the relationship between health and social, environmental, and economic factors.

Here's the publisher's description of the book:

This book addresses the health of the whole world. Many simplifications were required for it to fit into a single textbook for students wanting to:

  1. Get an understanding of how the health of the world's population has changed over time;
  2. Learn about the main determinants for health;
  3. How health can be measured and what the main idicators are for health and illness;
  4. Learn about what is causing illness, disability and death for large numbers of people;
  5. To be acquainted with models and structures for health care around the world.

The book is written from a public health perspective and shows the close link between health and social realities, money and the environment.


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