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Textbook of Global Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz


Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of Oxford’s Textbook of Global Health equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global health. It explores societal determinants of health and health inequities within and between countries and an array of actions seeking to address these issues in spheres of health and development aid, solidarity cooperation, global and domestic policymaking, and civil society mobilization. Health conditions and activities are analyzed in terms of interactions among global, regional, national, local, ... More

Keywords: global health history, political economy of health, global health actors, health data, health inequities, societal determinants, neoliberal globalization, environmental degradation, health care systems, healthy societies, social justice approaches

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199392285
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, author
Professor of Critical Development Studies and Social and Behavioural Health Studies, University of Toronto

Yogan Pillay, author
Deputy Director General, National Department of Health, South Africa

Timothy H. Holtz, author
Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University