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Encyclopedia of global health

Author: Yawei Zhang
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: The contemporary understanding of global health is complicated and extends to all ends of the Earth and beyond. From the health effects of global warming to the implications of single nucleotide differences on disease, the factors that impact global health are extremely diverse and are changing constantly. As new scientific advances are made, as new policies are implemented, as wars are waged and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of global health.
Los Angeles : Sage Publications, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yawei Zhang
ISBN: 9781412941860 1412941865
OCLC Number: 173182626
Description: 4 volumes (xli, 1938, I-64 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-C --
v. 2. D-J --
v. 3. K-P --
v. 4. Q-Z. Volume 1: About the general editor --
Introduction --
Reader's guide --
List of articles --
List of Contributors --
Chronology --
Articles A to Z --
Resources guide --
Glossary --
Appendix --
Index --
Volume 2: List of articles --
Articles D to J --
Index --
Volume 3: List of articles --
Articles K to P --
Index --
Volume 4: List of articles --
Articles Q to Z --
Resource guide --
Glossary --
Appendix --
Responsibility: Yawei Zhang, general editor.


A reference to a broad array of health topics, this encyclopedia covers various aspects of health, including: physical and mental health entries; biographies of major doctors and researchers;  Read more...
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"The impact of health issues is complex, vast, and diverse-from the health effects of global warming to new strains of infectious diseases. Encompassing four volumes and containing more than 1200 Read more...

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