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  • Sustaining Lifeby Eric Chivian; Aaron Bernstein

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 24.99

    Edited and written by Harvard Medical School physicians Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, Sustaining Life presents a comprehensive--and sobering--view of how human medicines, biomedical research, the emergence and spread of infectious diseases, and the production of food, both on land and in the oceans, depend on the earth's disappearing biodiversity.... more...

  • The Great Escapeby Angus Deaton

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape , Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story of how, beginning... more...

  • Public Healthby Dona Schneider; David E. Lilienfeld

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 49.95

     Published in 2008, the first volume of Public Health focused on issues from the dawn of western civilization through the Progressive era. Volume 2 defines the public health challenges of the twentieth century--this important reference covers not only how the discipline addressed the problems of disease, but how it responded to economic, environmental,... more...

  • Epidemiology E-Bookby Leon Gordis

    Elsevier Health Sciences 2013; US$ 47.99

    Epidemiology , by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way . He guides you from an explanation... more...

  • Social Injustice and Public Healthby Barry Levy; Victor Sidel

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 38.99

    Defines social injustice as the active denial or violation based on the perception of the inferiority of specific groups. These groups are socially defined in terms of racial or ethnic status, language, or other perceived group characteristics. This book enables readers to understand social injustice and its underlying mechanisms. more...

  • Handbook of Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluationby Reuben Escorpizo; Sören Brage; Debra Homa; Gerold Stucki

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 106.30

    This book presents the state of the art in the application and implementation of the WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in the areas of vocational rehabilitation as a primary topic and disability evaluation as a secondary topic. Application of the ICF and implementation strategies toward a holistic and comprehensive... more...

  • Health Communicationby Richard K. Thomas

    Springer US 2006; US$ 62.59

    In recent years health professionals have developed a growing appreciation of the critical role that communication plays in healthcare. The effective communication of information on medical conditions and healthy lifestyles has played an important part in the improvement of the health status of the American population. At the same time, it is hard... more...

  • State of the World's Vaccines and Immunizationby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 30.00

    This casebook collects 64 case studies each of which raises an important and difficult ethical issue connected with planning, reviewing or conducting health-related research. The book's purpose is to contribute to thoughtful analysis of these issues by researchers and members of research ethics committees (REC’s known in some places as ethical... more...

  • Berichte zum Wirtschaftlichen Verbraucherschutz 2007 und 2008by Peter Brandt

    Birkhäuser Basel 2009; US$ 19.84

    Nach § 3 Abs. 2 EG-Verbraucherschutzdurchsetzungsgesetz (VSchDG) berichtet die Zentrale Verbindungsstelle den für den Verbraucherschutz zuständigen obersten Landesbehörden jährlich, erstmals zum 31. Dezember 2007, umfassend und in anonymisierter Form über die im Zusammenhang mit dem VSchDG empfangenen und weitergeleiteten Ersuchen um Amtshilfe und... more...

  • Brief Profile on Tobacco Health Warnings in the South-East Asia Regionby WHO

    World Health Organization 2009; US$ 10.00

    This brief profile on tobacco health warnings in the South-East Asia Region emphasizes the need for health warnings to ensure tobacco control. It also depicts the situation with respect to tobacco health warnings in the Region. It gives an overview of the status of implementation of Article 11 of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control on packaging... more...