By emphasizing diseases, programs, health systems, and health policies, this detailed revision helps readers understand the wide range of global public health issues and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. This title explores the public health problems facing low- and middle-income countries today, and identifies their three greatest challenges: reproductive health, infectious disease, and nutrition.Previously, the prohibitive cost of antiretroviral ... Many men do not want to use condoms, and a woman may risk physical abuse, rejection, or loss of financial support if she tries to insist that a ... Trials of a subunit HIV vaccine begun in the United States and Thailand in 19981999 showed that this vaccine was not effective inanbsp;...
|Title||:||International Public Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems and Policies|
|Author||:||Michael Merson, Robert E. Black, Anne Mills|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2006|