Oxford Textbook of Public Health Online (Oxford Medical Publications)

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9780199693474: Oxford Textbook of Public Health Online (Oxford Medical Publications)

Now available online, this fifth edition of the ever-popular Oxford Textbook of Public Health remains the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. Two new editors - Mary Ann Lansang and Martin Gulliford - join the established editor team of Roger Detels and Robert Beaglehole, offering perspectives from four continents with vastly different health systems, public health needs, and priorities. The contributors to this textbook are eminent policy makers, public health practitioners, and academics from both the developed and developing world, including Dr Margaret Chan, Director of the World Health Organization.

The Oxford Textbook of Public Health divides the complex, dynamic subject of public health into three topics: the scope of public health, including development, policies, laws, and ethics; the methods of public health, including the epidemiology; and the practice of public health, including the problems and options for disease prevention and control. The textbook also looks at the future of public health in the 21st Century, and remains the most comprehensive, accessible reference for both students and practitioners in public health and epidemiology.

The online version of the Oxford Textbook of Public Health contains the full text of the print edition (which can be browsed by the contents list or searched), links from references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition, downloadable into PowerPoint.

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Roger Detels M.D., M.S., Professor of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, received his training at Harvard College, New York University, the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Washington. In 1971, he moved to the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, his current affiliation. During his tenure at UCLA, he has served as Chair of Epidemiology and as Dean of the School of Public Health. Professor Detels was one of the three editors for the first and second editions of the Oxford Textbook of Public Health and senior editor for the third, fourth and forthcoming fifth editions of the Textbook, which he expanded to include public health issues in developing countries. He has published more than 350 research papers on various aspects of public health. Professor Detels continues to be very active in HIV/AIDS and public health research in both the United States and Asia.

Robert Beaglehole was Professor of Community Health at the University of Auckland, New Zealand before taking up a position as a public health adviser in the Department of Health Service Provision at WHO, Geneva, on a project directed towards strengthening the public health workforce in developing countries. Between 2004 and 2007 he was the director of the Department of Chronic Disease and Health Promotion, responsible for WHO's technical work in these areas. He developed an integrated and stepwise approach to the prevention and control of chronic diseases and led the development of the Bangkok Charter on Health Promotion in a Globalized World. He is now co-director of International Public Health Consultants, based in Auckland, New Zealand.

Mary Ann Lansang is Professor of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at the University of the Philippines Manila College of Medicine - Philippine General Hospital, where she has been based since 1984. Dr Lansang's work spans many aspects of disease control and public health, most notably on malaria control, vaccine-preventable diseases, tuberculosis, and other tropical and infectious diseases, including health policy and systems development. For the past 15 years, she has served and continues to serve on the boards and advisory groups of various local and international health bodies on a broad range of public health issues. She served as Executive Director of the International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN Trust) in 2000 - 2004.

Martin Gulliford is Professor of Public Health in the Department of Public Health Sciences at King's College London. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Cambridge and University College Hospital, London, and trained in public health at Guy's and St Thomas' Medical Schools London. For several years, he was based in Trinidad, organizing a programme of health services research and training. His research is in epidemiology as applied to health services and public health.

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Reviews from the previous edition ...a must in any library of a public health department...we do need the Oxford textbook of Public Health, and we are grateful to the editors who collect and synthesize the amounts of knowledge included in these three volumes. European Journal of Public Health The new edition...continues an admirable tradition of comprehensive and authoritative overviews of contemporary public health research and practice. This textbook will continue to be an invaluable resource for practioners, researchers and students working across the range of the discipline. Journal of Public Health ...as comprehensive coverage of public health as one can hope to find in a modern textbook. Occupational Medicine

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