Textbook of global health / Anne-Emanuelle Birn, MA, ScD, Professor of Critical Development Studies and Global Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Yogan Pillay, PhD, Deputy Director-General: HIV/AIDS, TB and Maternal, Child and Women's Health, National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa, Timothy H. Holtz, MD, MPH, FACP, FACPM, Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, United States
- Birn, Anne-Emanuelle, 1964-
- Uniform Title:
- Textbook of international health
- New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Fourth edition.
- Physical Description:
- xxxvi, 674 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Pillay, Yogan and Holtz, Timothy H.
- Preface: Why Global Health? -- 1. The Historical Origins of Modern International Health Antecedents of Modern International Health: Black Death, Colonial Conquest, and the Atlantic Slave Trade Health, the Tropics, and the Imperial System Industrialization, Urbanization, and the Emergence of Modern Public HealthThe Making of International Health International Health Institution-Building: The LNHO and the Inter-War Years Conclusion -- 2. Between International and Global Health: Contextualizing the Present The Post-World War II International (Health) Order The Rise of the WHO and "Third World" Development Straddling International and Global Health Conclusion -- 3. Political Economy of Health and Development Political Economy of Health (and Development) Political Economy of Development (and Health) Recent Development and Global Health Approaches Conclusion: What Does a Political Economy Approach Bring to the Global Health Arena? -- 4. Global Health Actors and Activities Snapshot of Global Health Actors, Agencies, and Programs Political Economy of Global Health Actors and Activities Conclusion -- 5. Data on Health: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why Does it Matter Why Health Data Matter Types of Health Data Conclusion -- 6. Epidemiologic Profiles of Global Health and Disease Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality Across Societies and the Life Cycle Epidemiology and the Political Economy of Disease Conclusion -- 7. Health Equity and the Societal Determinants of Health Social Determinants/Determinants of Health: What Makes the Underlying Determinants of Health Societal as Opposed to Individual Operationalizing Political Economy of Health through SDOH Understanding Health Inequities From Political, Economic, Social, and Historical Context to Population Health and Health Inequities: Pathways and Possibilities Societal Governance and Social Policies From Living Conditions to Embodied Influences Addressing Health Inequities and the Social Determinants of Health -- 8. Health under Crises and the Limits to Humanitarianism"Ecological Disasters" and Their Implications Famine and Food Aid War, Militarism, and Public Health Refugees and IDPs: Numbers, Types, Places Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Political Economy of Disasters and CHEs: Where Does Humanitarianism Fit In? Conclusion -- 9. Globalization, Trade, Work, and Health Globalization and Its (Dis)contents Health Effects of Neo-liberal Globalization Work and Occupational Health and Safety Across the World Signs of Hope for the Future: Resistance to Neoliberal Globalization Conclusion -- 10. Health and the Environment Framing Environmental Health Problems: the Motors and Drivers Health Problems and Environmental Problems and Vice Versa Climate Change What Is to Be Done? Multiple Layers of Change Conclusion -- 11. Understanding and Organizing Health Care Systems Principles of Health SystemsHealth Systems ArchetypesPrimary Health Care, Its Renewal, and the Turn to Universal CoverageHealth System Reform Building Blocks of a Health System Conclusion -- 12. Health Economics and the Politics of Health Financing Health Economics: A Snapshot Health Care Financing Redux Cost Analyses in the Health Sector Market Approaches to Health in LMICsThe Role of International Agencies in Health Care Financing Contrasting Approaches to Investing for Health Conclusion -- 13. Building Healthy Societies: From Ideas to Action What Constitutes Success in Global Health Vertical Health Programs and Global Health Interventions: Successes and Limitations Health Societies: Case Studies Healthy Public Policy: Health Promotion, Healthy Cities, and Emerging Frameworks Conclusion: The Making of Healthy Societies -- 14. Social Justice Approaches to Global Health Recapping the Global Health Arena: Dominant Approaches, Ongoing Challenges, and Points of Inspiration A Social Justice Approach to Practicing Health: Individuals, Organizations, and the Logic of the World Order -- Conclusion: What Is To Be Done?
- "H1N1. Diabetes. Ebola. Zika. Each of these health problems is rooted in a confluence of social, political, economic, and biomedical factors that together inform our understanding of global health. The imperative for those who study global health is to understand these factors individually and, especially, synergistically. Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of Oxford's Textbook of Global Health offers a critical examination of the array of societal factors that shape health within and across countries, including how health inequities create consequences that must be addressed by public health, international aid, and social and economic policymaking"--Provided by publisher.
- 9780199392285 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0199392285 (hardback ; alk. paper)
- Preceded by Textbook of international health / Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, Timothy H. Holtz. 2009.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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