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The impact of globalisation on health

Hou, Xiang-Yu (2009) The impact of globalisation on health. In Fleming, Mary-Lou & Parker, Elizabeth (Eds.) Introduction to Public Health. Elsevier Australia, Sydney, pp. 307-331.

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    Abstract

    After reading this chapter, you should be able to: • understand the concept of globalisation and appreciate its complexity • identify the significant impacts of globalisation on population health, particularly the incidence of communicable and non-communicable diseases • understand the distribution of the global burden of disease in high-, middle- and low-income countries • critically evaluate the factors contributing to the major causes of death in low-income countries • understand some of the achievements of the global public health community and appreciate the challenges it faces.

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    ID Code: 32930
    Item Type: Book Chapter
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    Keywords: Globalisation, Public Health, Acute Diseases, Chronic Diseases
    ISBN: 9780729538909
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OTHER MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (119900) > Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified (119999)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Elsevier
    Deposited On: 25 Jun 2010 08:51
    Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 12:16

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