The impact of globalisation on health

Hou, Xiang-Yu (2011) The impact of globalisation on health. In: Introduction to public health, 2nd ed. Elsevier (Churchill Livingstone), Chatswood, NSW, Australia, pp. 326-349.

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After reading this chapter, you should be able to: • understand the concept of globalisation and appreciate its complexity • identify the significant impacts of globalisation on population health, particularly the incidence of communicable and non-communicable diseases • understand the distribution of the global burden of disease in high-, middle- and low-income countries • critically evaluate the factors contributing to the major causes of death in low-income countries • understand some of the achievements of the global public health community and appreciate the challenges it faces.

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Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2021 01:06
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Uncontrolled Keywords: globalisation; health
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420699 Public health not elsewhere classified

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