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Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition

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    ISBN: 9781284070668
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    Third Edition
    ISBN: 9781284070668

Carol Holtz

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Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition provides students with current information on various global health topics. Written by academic authors, scientists and health practitioners, the text prepares students with a basic perspective of health policy issues from various geographical regions, and explains how they are affected by significant world events. The text addresses international health and healthcare at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

New to the Third Edition    
  • Updated content reflecting trends and issues
  • New content on sex trafficking, social work and social determinants of health
  • Contributed content by nationally recognized  experts

Table of Contents:
Section  I  Global Health Issues, Policy, and Healthcare Delivery
Chapter  1  Global Health: An Introduction
Chapter  2  Global Health in Developed Societies: Examples in the United States, Sweden, Japan, and the United Kingdom
Chapter  3  Developing countries: Egypt, China, India, and South Africa
Chapter  4  Global Perspectives on Economics and Health Care
Section  II  Special Global Health and Healthcare Issues
Chapter  5  Human Trafficking: The Pandemic of Modern Slavery
Chapter  6  Social Determinants of Health
Chapter  7  Global Perpectives on Mental Health
Chapter  8  Global Perspectives on Selected Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases
Chapter  9  Infectious Diseases from a Global Perspective
Chapter  10  HIV/AIDS, Stigma, and Disclosure: A Need for a Human Rights Perspective
Chapter  11  Global Use of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches
Chapter  12  Global Perspectives on Diabetes, Respiratory and Orthopedic Chronic Diseases
Chapter  13  Global Perspectives on Violence, Injury, and Occupational Health
Chapter  14  Global Perspectives on Nutrition
Chapter  15  Global Perspectives on Environmental Health
Chapter  16  International Social Work Practice in Health Care
Section  III  Life Span Health Issues
Chapter  17  Global Health in Reproduction and Infants
Chapter  18  Global Health of Children
Chapter  19  Global Health of the Older Adult
Section  IV  Worldwide Health Issues and Trends by Specific Country
Chapter  20  A Unique Perspective on Health Care in Panama
Chapter  21  Health and Health Care in Mexico
Chapter  22  Health and Health Care in Israel

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