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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
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Globalization -- Health aspects.