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.