Table of contents for Introduction to global health / Kathryn H. Jacobsen.

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Preface
Chapter 1: Global Health
What is Global Health?
What is Health? 
Medicine and Public Health
Studying Population Health
	Person
	Place
	Time
Risk Factors
	Causal Webs
Prevention
	Screening
Selecting Interventions
Chapter 2: Health Inequalities
Health Inequalities
Causes of Death
	Injuries
	Non-communicable Conditions
	Infectious Diseases and Other Conditions
Inequalities in Causes of Death	
Chapter 3: Socioeconomic Context of Disease
Socioeconomic Risk Factors
Poverty
Economic Indicators
Employment and Occupational Status
Literacy and Educational Level
Chapter 4: Maternal and Child Health 
Causes of Child Death
	Pneumonia
	Diarrhea
	Malaria
	Measles
	Undernutrition
Child Health Initiatives
Protecting Children
Women¿s Health
	Maternal Health
Family Planning
Population Growth
Demography
Population Planning Policies
Chapter 5: The Health of Special Populations
Ethnic, Racial, Religious, and Tribal Minorities
Immigrants, Refugees, and Internally Displaced People
Prisoners
Persons with Mental Illness
	Measuring the Burden of Disease
Persons with Physical Impairments 
	Landmines
Older Persons
Chapter 6: The Spread of Infectious Diseases
Infection Transmission
The Disease Process
Agent, Host, Environment 
	Agent
Bacteria
Viruses
Protozoa
Worms
Fungi
Prions
	Host
	Environment
	Vector
Measuring Disease in Populations
Disease Control
Chapter 7: HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and TB
HIV/AIDS
Malaria
Tuberculosis (TB)
Comparison of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, and TB
Chapter 8: Globalization and Emerging Infectious Diseases
¿The Epidemiologic Transition¿ and Globalization
Emerging Infectious Diseases
	Influenza
Bioterrorism
Chapter 9: Nutrition
Essential Nutrients
Undernutrition
Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
		Vitamin A Deficiency
		Iodine Deficiency Disorders
		Iron Deficiency Anemia
		Zinc Deficiency
Measuring Nutritional Status
Breastfeeding
Globalization and Food Safety
Overnutrition
Is There Enough Food in the World?
Chapter 10: Environmental Health
History of Environmental Health
What is Environmental Health?
The Home Environment
Water
Sanitation
Fuel and Indoor Air Quality
Conclusion
Chapter 11: Health Effects of Environmental Change
Health Impacts of Local Environmental Change
Urbanization
The Work Environment
Community Health Action
Global Environmental Change
Chapter 12: Global Health Payers and Players
Who Pays for Health?
	Paying for Personal Health
	Paying for Public Health
	International Funding and Debt Relief
Who Implements Health Programs?
National and Local Governments
United Nations Agencies
	National Governmental Organizations
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
	International Committee of the Red Cross
International Businesses
Chapter 13: Global Health Priorities
Health and Human Rights
	Trade Agreements, Intellectual Property Rights, and Health
Priorities in Global Health
Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
	How Much Will It Cost?
Chapter 14: Learning More about Global Public Health
Public Health and Medical Reports
	Sources of Information
	Reading an Abstract
	Finding Reliable Articles
Epidemiologic Study Designs
Ecological Surveys
Cross-Sectional Surveys
Case-Control Studies
		Cohort Studies
Clinical Trials
	Research Ethics
Interpreting Measures of Association
Bias and Confounding
Validity
Appendix I: Countries of the World by WHO Region
Appendix II: Constitution of the World Health Organization
Appendix III: Convention on the Rights of the Child
Appendix IV: Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Appendix V: Millennium Development Goals, Targets, and Indicators
Appendix VI: Preventive and Treatment Interventions for Major Health Issues
Appendix VII: Recommended Childhood Immunizations
Index
	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

World health.
Public health.
Globalization -- Health aspects.
World Health.
Public Health.