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The International Encyclopedia of Public Health


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3rd Edition 2024

Hrsg. v. Stella R. Quah


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Elsevier Science

The International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 3rd Edition 2024

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The International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Third Edition, Five Volume Set is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. Spanning across 5 volumes, 13 subject areas and 480 chapters, this new edition takes a multidisciplinary approach and presents the history, methodology, and latest advances in biomedical research and related scientific fields, including social sciences, life sciences, and bioengineering to address public health research, disease, health processes, and disciplines. The book offers readers evidence-based analysis and information on solutions to real-world problems in global and local health through a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach.

Covering all dimensions of the field, from the details of specific diseases, to the organization of social insurance agencies, the articles included comprise the fundamental research areas of global public health: historical roots, scientific research methodology and approaches, public health of vulnerable population subgroups (the aged, children and adolescents, at-risk populations), environmental and occupational epidemiology, and much more.

Key features

  • Includes the most comprehensive, high-level, internationally focused reference work available on public health
  • Presents an invaluable resource for both researchers familiar with the field and non-experts requiring easy-to-find, relevant, global information and a greater understanding of the wider issues
  • Incorporates biomedical and health social science issues and perspectives
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Focuses on the dynamic collaboration of many scientific areas for the improvement of healthcare in communities


Upper-level and graduate students in all fields related to public health including biology, medicine, toxicology, sociology, anthropology, and economics, Health researchers from various disciplines, practitioners including policy makers and health officials, educators, and students in tertiary institutions

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