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Amit Sengupta - Global Health Watch - 9781780320335 - V9781780320335
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Global Health Watch

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Description for Global Health Watch Paperback. This third volume of Global Health Watch offers unique and essential information for anyone working in the field. Editor(s): Sengupta, Amit. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, charts, graphs. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 156 x 234 x 22. Weight in Grams: 580.
In an increasingly globalised world with new cross-border threats to public health and widening disparities between populations, civil society actors are challenging the existing structures of global health policies. Like its critically acclaimed predecessors, this third volume of Global Health Watch covers a comprehensive range of topics, including access to medicines, mental health, water and sanitation, nutrition, and war and conflict. Unlike most documentations of global health, it also draws attention to the politics of global health and the policies and actions of key actors. Global Health Watch books are the definite independent sources ... Read more

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About Amit Sengupta
The Global Health Watch is a broad collaboration of public health experts, non-governmental organisations, civil society activists, community groups, health workers and academics. It was initiated by the People's Health Movement, Global Equity Gauge Alliance and Medact as a platform of resistance to the neo-liberal dominance in health.

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An incisive socio-political critique of contemporary global health issues which focuses on determinants rather than diseases, enables the reader to unravel the complexity of global economic governance of health, and helps us understand why appalling health inequities persist across and within nations
a must-read for anyone involved or interested in public health.'
... an important contribution to understand ... Read more

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