Essentials of Global Community Health

Essentials of Global Community Health

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Essentials of Global Community Health offers current and future clinicians, public health professionals, and administrators a comprehensive resource on providing community-oriented health care. This essential reference delves into the individual, family, social, and global determinants that shape a communitya€™s health. Combining theory with practical application, Essentials of Global Community Health provides step-by-step guidance on interventions that promote health and prevent disease at the community level. With 16 structured case studies that span the globea€”from Cambodia and Chad, to Moldova, Israel, Spain, and othersa€”Essentials of Global Community Health explains and illustrates how principles of Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) and Community-Oriented Public Health (COPH) work in diverse settings worldwide. Jaime and Rosa Gofin bring 40 years of academic and field experience to bear in this text by offering a complete framework for putting community health into practice. Essentials of Global Community Health features a€c A step-by-step framework for integrating individual care and public health a€c A comprehensive resource on COPC and COPH a€c Illustrative examples and summary tables, plus study and review questions to reinforce concepts a€c A complete package of instructor and interactive student resources available online. Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 3, 7, 13, 17, a 20 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.Children cana#39;t fly: a program to prevent childhood morbidity and mortality from window falls. ... Scudder-Soucie B, Schmid T, Pratt M, Buchner D. A costa€“benefit analysis of physical activity using bike/pedestrian trails. ... Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 1968. http://wholibdoc pdf.

Title:Essentials of Global Community Health
Author:Jaime Gofin, Rosa Gofin
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-25


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