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Public Health in East and Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-First Century Roger Detels

Public Health in East and Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-First Century

Roger Detels

Published June 15th 2012
ISBN : 9781938169007
Paperback
360 pages
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Public Health in East and Southeast Asia presents an overview of the state of public health across this vast region and considers the challenges and prospects for its future advancement. It pays particular attention to how rapid economic progress hasMorePublic Health in East and Southeast Asia presents an overview of the state of public health across this vast region and considers the challenges and prospects for its future advancement. It pays particular attention to how rapid economic progress has brought accelerated change, both demographic and epidemiological, to an area already marked by great heterogeneity in health status and public health systems. In comparative and thematically oriented chapters, leading scholars consider such issues as changes in values and lifestyles, infectious diseases, nutrition, tobacco, chronic diseases, accidents and injury, environmental health, occupational health, the effect of globalization, and health services.