The ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. It has been thoroughly revised and updated, offering a global and comprehensive perspective on wide-ranging public health needs and priorities in modern health care. New to this Edition: Features new chapters on the politics of public health, natural and quasi-experiments, gender identity and gender-based violence, and life courses to epidemiology; Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, including SARS-CoV-2, Ebola, and Zika. Prev. ed.: 2015.
Invaluable for all practitioners, trainees, and students of public health and epidemiology, the Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health covers the scope, methods, and practice of public health and has been comprehensively updated for its seventh edition.
Table of Contents
Section 1: The development of the discipline of public health 1.1: Roger Detels and Chorh Chuan Tan: The scope and concerns of public health 1.2: Simon Szreter: The history and development of public health in developed countries 1.3: Nathan D. Wong: Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease 1.4: Stephen Tollman and Jessica Price: Public health priorities in countries undergoing economic transition: the middle-income countries 1.5: Kelley Lee: Globalization Section 2: Determinants of health and disease 2.1: Matthew Fisher, Belinda Townsend, Patrick Harris, Ashley Schram, and Fran Baum: Determinants of health: overview 2.2: Kaitlyn B. McBride and Linda Rosenstock: Politics of public health 2.3: Ronald Labonte, Frances Baum, and David Sanders: Poverty, justice, and health 2.4: Frank J. van Lenthe and Johan P. Mackenbach: Socioeconomic inequalities in health in high-income countries: the facts and the options 2.5: Paulo M. Buss, Romulo Paes-Souza, and Mauricio Barreto: Reducing health inequalities in developing countries 2.6: Veron Ramsuran and Tulio de Oliveira: Genomics and public health 2.7: Thomas Clasen: Water and sanitation 2.8: Roger Shrimpton, David Sanders, and Anne Marie Thow: Food and nutrition 2.9: Alistair Woodward and Alex Macmillan: Climate change and human health 2.10: Lawrence W. Green, Kristin S. Hoeft, and Robert A. Hiatt: Behavioural determinants of health and disease 2.11: Yvonne Inall, Rachel Lamdin Hunter, Stephen Leeder, and Angela Beaton: How access to health care affects population health Section 3: Public health policies, law, and ethics 3.1: Kevin A. Fenton: Leadership in public health 3.2: Nancy Kass, Amy Paul, and Andrew Siegel: Ethical principles and ethical issues in public health 3.3: Carmel Williams, Alison Blaiklock, and Paul Hunt: The right to health supports global public health 3.4: Lawrence O. Gostin: Law and the public's health 3.5: Thein T Htay, Yu Mon Saw, James Levinson, SM Kadri, Ailbhe Helen Brady, Cecilia S. Acquin, and Aung Soe Htet: Health policy in developing countries 3.6: John Powles and Hebe Gouda: Public health policy in developed countries Section 4: Information systems and sources of intelligence 4.1: Tjeerd-Pieter van Staa and Liam Smeeth: Information systems in support of public health in high-income countries 4.2: Zunyou Wu and Jennifer McGoogan: Community diagnosis and health information systems in low- and middle-income countries 4.3: Patrick S Sullivan, Aaron J Siegler, and Lisa Hightow-Weidman: New communication technologies, social media, and public health Section 5: Epidemiological and biostatistical approaches 5.1: Roger Detels: Epidemiology: the foundation of public health 5.2: Manolis Kogevinas and Leda Chatzi: Cross-sectional studies 5.3: Sopon Iamsirithaworn, Panithee Thammawijaya, and Kumnuan Ungchusak: Principles of outbreak investigation 5.4: Noel S. Weiss: Case-control studies 5.5: Alvaro Munoz and F. Javier Nieto: Cohort studies 5.6: Jennie Popay and Fran Baum: Qualitative research imagination 5.7: Kathy J Baisley, Richard J Hayes, and Lawrence H Moulton: Methodological issues in the design and analysis of cluster randomised trials 5.8: John W. Farquhar and Lawrence W. Green: Community intervention trials in high-income countries 5.9: Peter Craig: Natural and quasi experiments 5.10: Fiona F Stanaway, Naomi Noguchi, Clement Loy, Sharon Reid, and Jonathan C. Craig: Clinical epidemiology 5.11: Sander Greenland and Tyler J. VanderWeele: Validity and bias in epidemiological research 5.12: Katherine J. Hoggatt, Tyler J. VanderWeele, and Sander Greenland: Causation and causal inference 5.13: Nandi Siegfried and Lawrence Mbuagbaw: Systematic reviews and meta-analysis 5.14: Gail Williams: Statistical methods 5.15: Theo Vos and Christopher J.L. Murray: Measuring the health of populations: the Global Burden of Disease study methods 5.16: Alex Welte and Cari van Schalkwyk: Mathematical models of transmission and control of infectious agents 5.17: Nguyen Tran Hien, James W. Buehler, and Ann Marie Kimball: Public health surveillance 5.18: Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, Alexandra M. Binder, and Lindsay C. Kobayashi: Life course epidemiology and analysis Section 6: Social science techniques 6.1: Stella R. Quah: Sociology and psychology in public health 6.2: Richard Parker, Jonathan Garcia, Miguel Munoz-Laboy, Marni Sommer, and Patrick Wilson: Sexuality and public healh 6.3: Emily Grundy and Michael Murphy: Demography and public health 6.4: Simon Carroll and Marcia Hills: Health promotion, health education, and the public's health 6.5: Rona Campbell and Chris Bonell: Development and evaluation of complex multicomponent interventions in public health 6.6: David Parkin, Stephen Morris, and Nancy Devlin: Economic appraisal in public health care: assessing efficiency and equity 6.7: Alison Buttenheim and Harsha Thirumurthy: Behavioral economics and health 6.8: Zhiyuan Hou and Na He: Governance and management of public health programmes 6.9: Wafaa M. El-Sadr, Judith Wasserheit, Bryan Wiener, Andrea Howard, Catherine Hankins, Patricia J. Culligan, and Katherine Harripersaud: Implementation Science and translational public health Section 7: Environmental and occupational health sciences 7.1: Chien-Jen Chen and San-Lin You: Environmental health methods 7.2: Leeka Kheifets, Adele Green, and Richard Wakeford: Radiation and public health 7.3: David Koh and Wee Hoe Gan: Occupational health 7.4: David Koh and Ro-Ting Lin: Toxicology and environmental risk analysis 7.5: Baruch Fischhoff and Tamar Krishnamurti: Risk perception and communication 7.6: Jason Corburn: Urbanization and health Section 8: Major health problems 8.1: Nathan D. Wong and Wenjun Fan: Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular disease 8.2: Zuo-Feng Zhang, Paolo Boffetta, Alfred I. Neugut, and Carlo La Vecchia: Cancer epidemiology and public health 8.3: Craig M. Riley, Jessica Bon, and Alison Morris: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma 8.4: Anna Peeters and Tim Lobstein: Obesity 8.5: Nyssa T. Hadgraft, Neville Owen, and Paddy C. Dempsey: Physical activity and public health 8.6: Farah Naz Khan, Nida Izhar Shaikh, K.M. Venkat Narayan, and Mohammed K. Ali: Diabetes Mellitus 8.7: Danuta Wasserman and Kristian Wahlbeck: Public mental health and suicide 8.8: Amira S. Mohamed and Peter G. Robinson: Dental public health 8.9: Lope H. Barrero: Musculoskeletal disorders 8.10: Walter A. Kukull, Kumeren Govender, and James Bowen: Neurological diseases, epidemiology, and public health 8.11: Davidson H. Hamer, Amira Khan, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta: Infectious diseases and prions 8.12: N. Kojima and J.D. Klausner: Sexually transmitted infections 8.13: Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Urisha Singh, Cheryl Baxter, and Salim S. Abdool Karim: Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 8.14: Roxana Rustomjee: Tuberculosis 8.15: Frank Baiden, Keziah L. Malm, and Fred Binka: Malaria 8.16: Ehud Zigmond and Daniel Shouval: Viral alcoholic and fatty liver diseases 8.17: David L. Heymann and Vernon J. M. Lee: Emerging and re-emerging infections 8.18: Peter Katona: Bioterrorism 8.19: Elizabeth H. Young and Manjinder S. Sandhu: Genetic epidemiology Section 9: Prevention and control of public health hazards 9.1: Tai Hing Lam and Sai Yin Ho: Tobacco 9.2: Giang Le Minh and Steve Shoptaw: Substance use and misuse: considerations on global public health 9.3: Robin Room: Alcohol 9.4: Corinne Peek-Asa and Adnan A. Hyder: Injury prevention and control: the public health approach 9.5: Rachel Jewkes: Interpersonal violence 9.6: Barry S. Levy: Collective violence: war Section 10: Public health needs of population groups 10.1: Ann Evans and Gavin W. Jones: The changing family 10.2: Diane Cooper: Women, men, and health 10.3: Tyler Vaivada, Amira Khan, Omar Irfan, and Zulfiqar Bhutta: Child health 10.4: George Patton, Peter Azzopardi, Natasha Kaoma, Farnaz Sabet, and Susan Sawyer: Adolescent health 10.5: Jennifer Beard, Nafisa Halim, Salma M. Abdalla, and Sandro Galea: Intersectional and social epidemiology approaches to understanding the Influence of race, ethnicity, and caste on global public health 10.6: Papaarangi Reid, Donna Cormack, Sarah-Jane Paine, Rhys Jones, Elana Curtis, and Matire Harwood: The health of Indigenous peoples 10.7: Anne Kavanagh, Marissa Shields, and Alex Devine: People with disabilities 10.8: Samir K. Sinha and Brittany Ellis: Health of older people 10.9: Catherine R. Bateman Steel and Anthony B. Zwi: Forced migrants and other displaced populations 10.10: Tony G. Butler and Peter W. Schofield: Prisoners: a wicked problem for public health Section 11: Public health functions 11.1: Michael P. Kelly, Jane E. Powell, and Natalie Bartle: Health needs assessment 11.2: Anne Marie Thow, Raphael Lencucha, and K Srinath Reddy: The political economy of non-communicable diseases: lessons for prevention 11.3: Eleonora A.M.L. Mutsaerts and Shabir A. Madhi: Immunisation and vaccination 11.4: Robert J. Kim-Farley: Principles of infectious disease control 11.5: Tang Jin-ling and Li Li-ming: Medical screening: theories, methods and effectiveness 11.6: Yasmin E.R. von Schirnding and Lynn R. Goldman: The practice of environmental health in an era of sustainable development 11.7: Sian Griffiths and Kevin A. Fenton: Strategies and structures for public health interventions 11.8: Chien Earn Lee and Fran Baum: Strategies for health services 11.9: San Hone and Roger Detels: Training of public health professionals in developing countries 11.10: Wanicha Chuenkongkaew and Suwit Wibulpolprasert: Transformative learning for health professional in the 21st century for the future health workforce 11.11: Craig Spencer and Les Roberts: Humanitarian emergencies 11.12: Virginia Murray, Thomas Waite, and Paul Sutton: Principles of public health emergency response for acute environmental, chemical, and radiation incidents 11.13: Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Roger Detels: Private support of public health 11.14: Fiona Fleck: Global health in the era of sustainable development