Global Health Governance and Policy: An Introduction

1st Edition

Eduardo Missoni, Guglielmo Pacileo, Fabrizio Tediosi

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April 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780815393290 - CAT# K343223

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Summary

This textbook outlines the fundamentals of global health, introducing it as a key element of sustainable development. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it explores global health’s social, political, economic and environmental determinants, and the role of both state and non-state actors in an increasingly complex global governance scenario.Looking in-depth at some of the more significant global determinants on populations’ health and some specific health issues of global relevance, this book includes case studies on tobacco, the food system, changes in the ecosystem, migration, the global financial crisis, epidemics and the spread of infectious diseases, and access to health services and drugs. Written by a team of experienced authors and teachers, this textbook is ideal for students and professionals with an interest in global health and health governance.

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