Global Health Watch 5

    Global Health Watch 5

    Global Health Watch  |  December, 2017
    Published by Zed Books

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    The latest edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global healthcare. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.

    For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health and healthcare, challenging conventional wisdom and pioneering innovative new approaches to the field. This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within the context of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

    Collaboratively written by academics and activists drawn from a variety of movements, research institutions, and civil society groups, its case studies cover some of the most pressing issues in world health, from the resurgence of epidemic diseases such as Ebola to antimicrobial resistance, climate change, and the ‘war on drugs’. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 5 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.

    Praise for Global Health Watch 5

    “This encyclopaedic work offers a thorough discussion of the state of human health worldwide, a deep analysis of the social causes of persistent health deficits, and constructive ideas for reform. An indispensable second opinion to government propaganda.”
    Thomas Pogge, Yale University

    “Brings together vision, critique, solidarity, and the promise of a collective path towards health equity for the world’s peoples. GHW5 makes vivid the connections between social justice and public health.”
    Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

    “A consistent source of critical information and analysis of health around the world. Terrific for researchers, teachers, students and health activists. The current edition will help the fight for better social, economic, and environmental conditions.”
    Paulo Buss, Director, FIOCRUZ Center for Global Health
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