The concept of global health has moved on from focusing on the problems of the developing world to encompass health problems with global impact. Global health issues impact daily on local healthcare delivery and professional practice. This illuminating guide for healthcare students and practitioners introduces the major themes, challenges and debates relevant to global health that will equip the reader with the knowledge and skills required to thrive in this multi-faceted area of practice.
- Puts global health in context considering key issues including health inequalities, human health and the global environment and climate change.
- Ideal reading for international electives, voluntary work, and further qualifications in global health.
- Contains insights from leading experts in the field.
- Relevant to those working in a culturally diverse context whether domestic or international.
Michelle McLean and Trevor Gibbs
Studying and Working in Global Health
Tolib Mirzoev and Rosemary Morgan
Ann K Allen and Judy McKimm
Human Resources for Health
Philippa K Bird and Kate E Pickett
Stefi Barna, Jason Horsley, Sarah Walpole
Human Health and the Global Environment
Stefi Barna and Sarah Walpole
Climate Change, Long-Term Conditions and Sustainable Healthcare
Philip Cotton and Andrea Williamson
Working with Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Merlin Wilcox David Mant and Brian Nicholson
Colin S Brown and William Newsholme
Rhys Williams and Ann John
Non-Communicable Diseases, Injuries, Suicide and Self-Harm
Subodh Dave, Rachel Jenkins and Nisha Dogra
Mental Health, Mental Illness and Disability
Dileep Wijeratne and Alison Fiander
Bhanu Williams, Anu Goenka, Dan Magnus and Stephen Allen
Child and Adolescent Health
Chris Lavy, Nyengo Mkandawire and Godfrey Muguti
Georgina Phillips, Amy Neilson and Rob Mitchell
Global Emergency Care and Disaster Health
Ann K Allen
Project Planning and Evaluation