Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations

ISBN-13: 9780199751907

ISBN-10: 0199751900

Author: Franklin White, Lorann Stallones, John M. Last

Edition: 1

Publication date:
2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Format:
Hardcover 355 pages
Category:
Epidemiology, Environmental Studies
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Acknowledged author Franklin White wrote Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations comprising 355 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0199751900 and 9780199751907. Since then Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $19.40 or rent at the marketplace.


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Amid ongoing shifts in the world economic and political order, the promise for future public health is tenuous. Will today's economic systems sustain tomorrow's health? Will future generations inherit fair access to health and health care? An important hope for the health of future generations is the establishment of a well-grounded, global public health system. Global Public Health: Ecological Foundations addresses both the challenges and cooperative solutions of contemporary public health, within a framework of social justice, environmental sustainability, and global cooperation. With an emphasis on ecological foundations, this book approaches public health principles-history, foundations, topics, and applications-with a community-oriented perspective. By achieving global reach through cooperative, community-based interventions, this text illustrates that the practical application of public health principles can help maintain the health of the world's people.Blending established wisdom with new perspectives, Global Public Health will stimulate better understanding of how the different streams of public health can work more synergistically to promote global health equity. It is a foundation for future public health measures to be built and to succeed.