|Title||Global Health 101 (Essential Public Health)|
|Main Author||By Richard Skolnik, MPA|
Global Health 101, Fourth Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. Drawing from his 40 years of experience working in international development and global health as well as teaching, the author illustrates key themes through an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. The fourth edition offers a significant amount of new and updated information, while maintaining the clarity, simplicity, and ease of use that has made this text so popular.
The Fourth Edition builds in unique ways on evidence from fundamental sources, including the Global Burden of Disease Studies, Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition, (DCP3), and Millions Saved. This edition includes an enhanced emphasis on Universal Health Coverage, ethical priority setting, health disparities, and the quality of care. In addition, this thorough update now presents substantial data by World Bank region and World Bank country income group.
Features and Benefits
· Updated coverage of the global burden of disease and risk factors and of recommended interventions, at different parts of the health system, to address key health burdens.
· Enhanced coverage of the determinants of health; the health of women; the health of children, adolescents and young adults; immunization; undernutrition and obesity; and, the growing prevalence of noncommunicable diseases.
· A fully integrated chapter on intersectoral approaches to improving health.
· Expanded discussion of key threats such as climate change, antimicrobial resistance, and emerging and reemerging infectious diseases.
· More than 70 case studies – 15 of which are brand new to this edition – help illustrate critical issues.
· New illustrative photos, most from an award-winning photographer, bring global health concepts and themes to life.
· Two chapters on careers, included on the Navigate 2 platform, help guide readers on career opportunities in Global Health and offer 24 profiles of key global health actors.
· The navigate 2 online learning platform, including the comprehensive and interactive e-Book, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, bonus chapters on careers, additional case studies, and more.
· Additional learning resources for faculty and students, including model syllabi, lists of key global health resources, global health videos, global health websites, and global health massive open online courses, and additional cases for classroom discussion
· For more information visit the Global Health 101 website
Introductory courses in Global Health at the undergraduate and graduate level.
* ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Richard Skolnik, MPA - Yale,
School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut
Richard Skolnik has spent more than 40 years working on international development and global health and was formerly a lecturer in the Yale School of Public Health, the Yale School of Management, and the George Washington University School of Public Health.
* TABLE of CONTENTS
· Part I Principles, Measurements, and the Health-Development Link
· Chapter 1 The Principles and Goals of Global Health
· Chapter 2 Health Determinants, Measurements, and The Status of Health Globally
· Chapter 3 The Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors
· Chapter 4 Health, Education, Poverty, and the Economy
· Part II Cross-Cutting Global Health Themes
· Chapter 5 Ethical and Human Rights Concerns in Global Health
· Chapter 6 An Introduction to Health Systems
· Chapter 7 Culture and Health
· Part III The Burden of Disease
· Chapter 8 The Environment and Health
· Chapter 9 Nutrition and Global Health
· Chapter 10 Women's Health
· Chapter 11 The Health of Young Children
· Chapter 12 Adolescent Health
· Chapter 13 Communicable Diseases
· Chapter 14 Noncommunicable Diseases
· Chapter 15 Unintentional Injuries
· Part IV Working Together to Improve Global Health
· Chapter 16 Natural Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
· Chapter 17 Working Together to Improve Global Health
· Chapter 18 Science, Technology, and Global Health
· Chapter 19 Intersectoral Approaches to Enabling Better Health
· Part V Working In Global Health (Available online only)
· Chapter 20 Working in Global Health (Available online only)
· Chapter 21 Profiles of Global Health Actors (Available online only)