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.
Studying and Working in Global Health - Michelle McLean and Trevor GibbsHealth Systems - Tolib Mirzoev and Rosemary MorganHuman Resources for Health - Ann K Allen and Judy McKimmHealth Inequalities - Philippa K Bird and Kate E PickettHuman Health and the Global Environment - Stefi Barna, Jason Horsley, Sarah WalpoleClimate Change, Long-Term Conditions and Sustainable Healthcare - Stefi Barna and Sarah WalpoleWorking with Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers - Philip Cotton and Andrea WilliamsonPrimary Healthcare - Merlin Wilcox David Mant and Brian NicholsonCommunicable Diseases - Colin S Brown and William NewsholmeNon-Communicable Diseases, Injuries, Suicide and Self-Harm - Rhys Williams and Ann John Mental Health, Mental Illness and Disability - Subodh Dave, Rachel Jenkins and Nisha DograMaternal Health - Dileep Wijeratne and Alison FianderChild and Adolescent Health - Bhanu Williams, Anu Goenka, Dan Magnus and Stephen AllenGlobal Surgery - Chris Lavy, Nyengo Mkandawire and Godfrey MugutiGlobal Emergency Care and Disaster Health - Georgina Phillips, Amy Neilson and Rob MitchellProject Planning and Evaluation - Ann K Allen