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Published: 26 February 2015

1,888 Pages


ISBN: 9780199661756

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Highly Commended in the Public Health category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016.

Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health

Sixth Edition

Edited by Roger Detels, Martin Gulliford, Quarraisha Abdool Karim, and Chorh Chuan Tan

Oxford Textbook

  • Covers three distinct areas: the scope of public health, the methods of public health and the practice of public health
  • Edited by a global team, including contributions from eminent policy makers, public health practitioners and academics from both the developed and developing world
  • Essential reading for all those training or practising in public health and epidemiology
  • Includes a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online

New to this Edition:

  • New topics discussed include climate change, genetic testing and epidemiology; new methods for measuring the burden of disease; life course approaches to epidemiology, behavioural economics; and physical activity, health and wellbeing

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