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Global Health : An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, Paperback / softback Book

Global Health : An Introduction to Current and Future Trends Paperback / softback


Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape.

In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to examine and explain recent health changes and consider likely future patterns.

New or expanded topics covered include:emerging and re-emerging infectious disease threatsincreasing awareness of, and interest in, antimicrobial resistance and superbugsterrorism, global conflict and healththe new UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developmentthe drive for Universal Health Coverage (UHC)the use of information technology in global healthsubstance abusepalliative and end-of-life-careethical issues in global health. Using clear and original explanations of complex issues, this text makes extensive use of boxed case studies and international examples, with discussion questions posed for readers at the end of each chapter.

Readers will also be able to take advantage of the new website that was designed to complement this book. Global Health is essential reading for students and researchers of global health, public health and development studies.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 438 pages, 54 Tables, black and white; 40 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Epidemiology & medical statistics
  • ISBN: 9781138912755

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