Readings in Global Health: Essential Reviews from the New England Journal of Medicine

Paperback | January 11, 2016

EditorDavid J. Hunter, Harvey V. Fineberg

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Global health has seen an influx of investment and interest over the last two decades, fueling significant gains in areas such as infectious disease and maternal and child health. As new threats continue to emerge - pandemics, health impacts of climate change, the growing burdens of an agingpopulation - it's clear that global health will require fresh thinking and continued investment in order to build on its early successes. Readings in Global Health is a collection of authoritative review articles on topics in global health excerpted from the New England Journal of Medicine. Authored and edited by leading voices in the field, this volume serves as an ideal introduction to both the state of global health and its roadfrom here. With extensive illustration, referencing, and supplemental commentaries by editors David J. Hunter and Harvey V. Fineberg, it's an essential guide to the principles and practice of global health and works as a textbook for students taking global health courses as well.

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Global health has seen an influx of investment and interest over the last two decades, fueling significant gains in areas such as infectious disease and maternal and child health. As new threats continue to emerge - pandemics, health impacts of climate change, the growing burdens of an agingpopulation - it's clear that global health wi...

David J. Hunter, MBBS, MPH, ScD, is Dean for Academic Affairs and Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. A medical doctor and epidemiologist from Australia, he has conducted HIV research in East Africa and led international...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:January 11, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Harvey V. Fineberg and David J. Hunter: A Global View of Health-An Unfolding SeriesPart I: Global Disease Patterns and Predictions2. Christopher J.L. Murray and Alan D. Lopez: Measuring the Global Burden of Disease3. Anthony J. McMichael: Globalization, Climate Change, and Human HealthPart II: Infectious Diseases4. Anthony S. Fauci and David M. Morens: The Perpetual Challenge of Infectious Diseases5. Peter Piot and Thomas C. Quinn: Response to the AIDS Pandemic-A Global Health Model6. Harvey V. Fineberg: Pandemic Preparedness and Response-Lessons from the H1N1 Influenza of 20097. Rupa Kanapathipillai, Armand G Sprecher, and Lindsey R Baden: Ebola Virus Disease: Past and Present8. Gary J. Nabel: Designing Tomorrow's Vaccines9. Donald R. Hopkins: Disease EradicationPart III: Non-Communicable Diseases10. Majid Ezzati and Elio Riboli: Behavioral and Dietary Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Diseases11. Prabhat Jha and Richard Peto: Global Effects of Smoking, of Quitting, and of Taxing Tobacco12. David J. Hunter and K. Srinath Reddy: Noncommunicable Diseases13. Anne E. Becker and Arthur Kleinman: Mental Health and the Global Agenda14. Robyn Norton and Olive Kobusingye: InjuriesPart IV: Health System Responses15. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta and Robert E. Black: Global Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health-So Near and Yet So Far16. Anne Mills: Health Care Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries17. Jennifer Leaning and Debarati Guha-Sapir: Natural Disasters, Armed Conflict, and Public HealthPart V: Global Institutional Responses18. Julio Frenk and Suerie Moon: Governance Challenges in Global Health19. Lawrence O. Gostin and Devi Sridhar: Global Health Law20. Nigel Crisp and Lincoln Chen: Global Supply of Health Professionals21. David J. Hunter and Harvey V. Fineberg: Convergence to Common Purpose in Global HealthIndex