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Published: 09 July 2009

336 Pages | 10 black-and-white line drawings and 5 black-and-white photographs


ISBN: 9780199236626

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Highly commended in the public health category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2010

Global Public Health

a new era

Second Edition

Edited by Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita

This new edition addresses three major issues: the changing global context for public health; the state of public health practice in developed ...

New to this Edition:

  • An update on the importance global environmental change for global health
  • Use of the most recent data from the 2004 WHO Global Burden of Disease
  • A new chapter on India
  • An increased attention on Canada, in particular the impact of the new Public Health Agency of Canada

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