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Contribution to Book
Public Health in North America
Global Public Health: A New Era (2003)
  • F. Douglas Scutchfield, University of Kentucky
  • J. W. Last

Global Public Health: A New Era addresses three major issues: the changing global context for public health; the state of public health practice in developed and developing countries; and strategies for strengthening the practice of public health in the twenty first century. This book is in three parts. The first part has two aims. Firstly, it surveys the complex old and new challenges facing public health practitioners. Secondly, it summarizes the state of health globally using new data based on measures developed by the World Health Organization and other groups to better describe population health status and trends.

Publication Date
January, 2003
Robert Beaglehole
Oxford University Press
Citation Information
F. Douglas Scutchfield and J. W. Last. "Public Health in North America" Global Public Health: A New Era (2003)
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