Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies (4th Edition) – eBook


  • Authors: Michael H. Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne J. Mills
  • File Size: 42 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 992 pages
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 4th edition
  • Publication Date: September 5, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07H36PX35, B07M92L3F8
  • ISBN-10: 128412262X
  • ISBN-13: 9781284122626


Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 4th Edition, (PDF) brings together contributions from the world’s leading authorities into a single comprehensive textbook. The ebook thoroughly examines the wide range of global health challenges facing middle and low-income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of health status, injuries, infectious and chronic diseases, reproductive health, nutrition, global environmental health, and complex emergencies. The ebook also explores the financing and management of emerging health systems as well as the roles of nation-states, the private sector, international agencies, and nongovernmental organizations in promoting health. Designed for graduate-level college students, this textbook provides an expansive view of today’s issues and challenges in global health and be an invaluable resource in the years to come. Updated throughout to reflect new and emerging issues, the 4th Edition offers:

  • Contributions from leading experts in their fields in both new and existing chapters
  • Case studies throughout the textbook provide concrete examples of key points and concepts in every chapter.
  • 5 new chapters: Public Health Infrastructure; Global Health, Human Rights and Ethics; International Trade and Health; Innovation, Technology, and Design; and Global Health Governance and Diplomacy

NOTE: This sale only includes the ebook Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 4e, in PDF. No access codes included.