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Concepts and Practice of Humanitarian Medicine

Publication year: 2008

ISBN: 978-0-387-72264-1

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As major events like war, epidemics, and climate change continue to push global health issues to the fore, the international medical community is called upon more than ever to address the needs of the most vulnerable. Concepts and Practice of Humanitarian Medicine brings public health and human rights concerns together, uniting medical, scientific, sociopolitical, and historical perspectives to reaffirm this vision.

Subject: Medicine, Global Health, Human Rights, International Public Health, NGOs, Public Health, United Nations, World Health Organization, developing countries, disaster medicine, humanitarian organizations, prevention, quality of life, refugees, third world