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Megacities and Global Health

Selected as Doody's Core Title - 2013!

Now available as an eBook!

"This book is without rival in terms of succinctly addressing a convergence of globalization and urbanization from a public health viewpoint." J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS, PhD for Doody's Review Service 4-Stars

Recommended by Choice Magazine

"Megacities have overwhelmed public health's capacity in many parts of the world. What is breeding in the slums of Manila, Calcutta, Cairo, and San Paulo threatens to burst out with global significant. Khan and Pappas have brought together the first reader on megacities for the field at an important time. The book will provide program and policy makers with a fresh perspective on what needs to be done and why it needs to be done now." - Mohammad N. Akhter MD;MPH -Director, DC Department of Health

Megacities & Global Health brings together important research on infectious diseases, environmental and occupational hazards, disaster preparedness, crowding, urban ecology, and much more. The leading experts in global medicine, public health and urban health provide analysis, commentary and case studies of emerging and established megacities.

Megacities & Global Health is especially relevant for researchers, program managers, global health professionals, and course directors, by providing fresh ideas and a substantial, up to date overview of this emerging field.

Now available for institutional subscriptions!

ISBN: 978-0-87553-003-1

Author: Edited by, Omar Khan, MD, MHS, FAAFP; and, Gregory Pappas, MD, PhD

Publisher: APHA Press

Format: Softbound

Pages: 350

Publishing Date: 06/11

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Non-Member Price: $ 70.00
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