Essentials of Global Community Health offers current and future clinicians, public health professionals, and administrators a comprehensive resource on providing community-oriented health care.
This essential reference delves into the individual, family, social, and global determinants that shape a community's health. Combining theory with practical application, Essentials of Global Community Health provides step-by-step guidance on interventions that promote health and prevent disease at the community level.
With 16 structured case studies that span the globe-from Cambodia and Chad, to Moldova, Israel, Spain, and others-Essentials of Global Community Health explains and illustrates how principles of Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC) and Community-Oriented Public Health (COPH) work in diverse settings worldwide.
Jaime and Rosa Gofin bring 40 years of academic and field experience to bear in this text by offering a complete framework for putting community health into practice.
Essentials of Global Community Health features
* A step-by-step framework for integrating individual care and public health
* A comprehensive resource on COPC and COPH
* Illustrative examples and summary tables, plus study and review questions to reinforce concepts
* A complete package of instructor and interactive student resources available online.
Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 3, 7, 13, 17, & 20 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.