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Global Health Watch 4: An Alternative World Health Report (Paperback)
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Global Health Watch 4: An Alternative World Health Report (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 13/11/2014
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Global Health Watch, now in its fourth edition, is widely perceived as the definitive voice for an alternative discourse on health and healthcare. It covers a range of issues that currently impact on health, including the present political and economic architecture in a fast-changing and globalized world; a political assessment of the drive towards Universal Health Coverage; broader determinants of health, such as gender-based violence and access to water; stories of struggles, actions and change; and a scrutiny of a range of global institutions and processes. It integrates rigorous analysis, alternative proposals and stories of struggle and change to present a compelling case for a radical transformation of the way we approach actions and policies on health.

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781783602537
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 25 mm


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'Global Health Watch 4 challenges us to look at health and health care from a critical perspective, providing a bridge between big, global questions and independent local issues. It not only 'watches' what is unfolding before our eyes but also offers inspiration and strategies for changing what we do not like. Essential reading for the movers and shakers in health policy the world over.' Gill Walt, professor emeritus at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 'I highly recommend this fourth edition for anyone concerned about the future of equitable global health. It adds value to its predecessor editions through penetrating critiques of current issues such as the debate on universal health coverage. The analyses of various crises are also balanced by encouraging stories, including the 'living well' movement in Bolivia.' Vic Neufeld, Special Advisor, Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research 'We live in an era of stark contrasts in the prospects for health and development for much of the World's population. Although great advances in our knowledge of effective prevention and treatment have been achieved in recent decades, the fruits of this knowledge have been shared inequitably. Global Health Watch provides an invaluable independent analysis of these challenges and suggests constructive ways to address them. It should be required reading for students of global health and their teachers.' Professor Sir Andy Haines, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medecine

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