Public Health Guide for Emergencies
by G.M. Burnham, et al.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2008
Number of pages: 550
The book is organized around issues that humanitarian aid workers from international organizations must face in the field. It seeks to provide guidance in practical terms toward the solution of the many technical and management issues that challenge aid workers following natural and man made disasters including complex humanitarian emergencies.
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by Jonathan R Davis, Joshua Lederberg (ed.) - National Academies Press
The authors highlight important issues, suggest possible practical solutions, and indicate impediments that must be overcome to improve infectious disease surveillance and response, communication and coordination, and education and outreach.
by Kenneth W. Wachter (ed.) - National Academies Press
This volume takes stock of what biology and demography have to tell and ask each other about human longevity as we move into the Third Millennium. It will be particularly valuable for promoting communication between the social and life sciences.
- World Health Organization
WHO is launching a global report on chronic diseases, which presents the latest scientific information and makes the case for increased and urgent action for chronic disease prevention and control. The report reviews the burden of chronic diseases.
by Helen P. Rogers - Wellington Pubns
The author has chosen to use a question-answer format in order to make the often complex subject matter, easier and more enjoyable to read. Q and A is not a dialogue between real people -- the author has provided the dialogue for both.