Global Health Lecture Notes: Issues, Challenges and Global Action provides a thorough introduction to a wide range of important global health issues and explores the resources and skills needed for this rapidly expanding area.
Global Health is a growing area that reflects the increasing interconnectedness of health and its determinants. Major socio-economic, environmental and technological changes have produced new challenges, and exacerbated existing healthinequalities experienced in both developed and developing countries. This textbook focuses on managing and preventing these challenges, as well as analysing critical links between health, disease, and socio-economic development through a multi-disciplinary approach.
Featuring learning objectives and discussion points, Global Health Lecture Notes is an indispensable resource for global health students, faculty and practitioners who are looking to build on their understanding of global health issues.
Chapter 1 Essentials of global health 1
Chapter 2 Globalization, infectious diseases, and global health 13
Chapter 3 Noncommunicable diseases 25
Chapter 4 Global burden of disease, and measurement 47
Chapter 5 Culture, behavior, and global health 59
Chapter 6 Water, sanitation, and global health 69
Chapter 7 Global hunger, nutrition, and food security 85
Chapter 8 Global health and human rights 97
Chapter 9 Natural disasters and complex humanitarian emergencies 107
Chapter 10 Gender and global sexual and reproductive health 119
Chapter 11 Health systems and global health 131
Chapter 12 Financing global health 139
Chapter 13 Ethics in global health research, design, and practice 153
Chapter 14 Health-related millennium development goals and global health 161
Chapter 15 Global heath partnerships and governance 173
Chapter 16 Evaluating global health programs, projects, and interventions 185