Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues

Editor: Lerner, K. Lee
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Gale

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-41-031755-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 289
Book Status: Available
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Worldmark Global Health and Medicine Issues (WGHMI) is written for students and educators in high schools, community colleges, and four-year colleges, as well as interested laypeople. It covers current health and medicine issues with global impact in the modern world and organizations and groups addressing these issues.

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Table of Contents

  • VOLUME 1: A-M
  • Introduction
  • Using Primary Sources
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Chronology of Events
  • A
  • Air Pollution: Urban, Industrial, and Transborder
  • Alcohol Use and Abuse
  • Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Avian (Bird) and Swine Influenzas
  • B
  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Body Image and Eating Disorders
  • C
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Child Health
  • Cholera and Dysentery
  • Climate Change: Health Impacts
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Conflict, Violence, and Terrorism: Health Impacts
  • Cultural and Traditional Medicine
  • D
  • Dengue
  • Diabetes
  • Drug/Substance Abuse
  • E
  • Ebola Virus Disease
  • Epidemiology: Surveillance for Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • F
  • Family Planning
  • Food Safety and Food Preparation
  • Food Security and Hunger
  • Fungal Diseases
  • G
  • Gender and Health
  • Genetic Testing and Privacy Issues
  • Genital Modification
  • Global Health Initiatives
  • H
  • Health as a Human Right and Health-Care Access
  • Health in the WHO African Region
  • Health in the WHO Americas Region
  • Health in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
  • Health in the WHO European Region
  • Health in the WHO South-East Asia Region
  • Health in the WHO Western Pacific Region
  • Health-Care Worker Safety and Shortages
  • Health-Related Education and Information Access
  • Hemorrhagic Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure
  • HIV/AIDS
  • I
  • Influenza
  • Insect-Borne Diseases
  • International Health Regulations, Surveillance, and Enforcement
  • Isolation and Quarantine
  • L
  • Life Expectancy and Aging Populations
  • M
  • Malaria
  • Malnutrition
  • Marine Toxins and Pollution
  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Médicins Sans Frontières
  • Mental Health Treatment Access
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  • Mobile Health Technologies
  • VOLUME 2: N-Z
  • N
  • Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • NGOs and Health Care: Deliverance or Dependence
  • Noncommunicable Diseases (Lifestyle Diseases)
  • Nutrition
  • O
  • Obesity
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation
  • P
  • Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
  • Pan-American Interoceanic Highway or Transoceanic Highway: Health Impacts
  • Pandemic Preparedness
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pharmaceutical Dumping (Drug Dumping)
  • Pharmaceutical Research, Testing, and Access
  • Pneumonia and Pneumococcal Diseases
  • Poliomyelitis (Polio)
  • Population Issues
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Pregnancy Termination
  • Prion Diseases
  • R
  • Radiation Exposure
  • S
  • Sanitation and Hygiene
  • SARS, MERS, and the Emergence of Coronaviruses
  • Smallpox Eradication and Storage of Infectious Agents
  • Social Theory and Global Health
  • Stigma
  • T
  • Tobacco Use
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • U
  • Universal Health Coverage
  • V
  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • Vaccines
  • Viral Diseases
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • W
  • Water Supplies and Access to Clean Water
  • Waterborne Diseases
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • World Health Organization: Organization, Funding, and Enforcement Powers
  • Z
  • Zoonotic (Animal-Borne) Diseases
  • Selected Organizations and Advocacy Groups
  • General Resources