Textbook of Global Health

Textbook of Global Health

Author: Anne-Emanuelle Birn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199392285

Category: World health

Page: 674

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Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global health. It explores societal determinants of health and health inequities within and between countries and an array of actions seeking to address these issues in spheres of health and development aid, solidarity cooperation, global and domestic policymaking, and civil society mobilization
Textbook of Global Health
Language: en
Pages: 674
Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz
Categories: World health
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global health. It explores societal determinants of health and health inequities within and between countries and an array of actions seeking to address these issues in spheres of health
Textbook of International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This classic text, formerly known as the "Basch" textbook, now completely revised in an updated new edition, brings together information that students and professionals working in the wide variety of disciplines concerned with international health will find in no other single source. It synthesizes historical, cultural, environmental, economic and political
To Heal Humankind
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Adam Gaffney
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-06 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The "human right to healthcare" has had a remarkable rise. It is found in numerous international treaties and national constitutions, it is litigated in courtrooms across the globe, it is increasingly the subject of study by scholars across a range of disciplines, and-perhaps most importantly-it serves as an inspiring rallying
Launching Global Health
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Steven Paul Palmer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

From the Rockefeller Foundation to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. philanthropies have played a leading role in the evolution of international health. Launching Global Health is about the Rockefeller Foundation's very first initiative abroad. The foundation's flagship, the International Health Board, made its first call in British Guiana
Comrades in Health
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Theodore M. Brown
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-02 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Since the early twentieth century, politically engaged and socially committed U.S. health professionals have worked in solidarity with progressive movements around the world. Often with roots in social medicine, political activism, and international socialism, these doctors, nurses, and other health workers became comrades who joined forces with people struggling for