Public Health: Topics, Themes and Trends


Satesh Bidaisee (Editor)
St George’s University, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St George, Grenada, West Indies

Sadik Uddin (Editor)
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. George’s, Grenada

Emmanuel Keku, MD (Editor)
Professor, St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. George’s, Grenada

Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc, (Editor)
Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Adolescent Medicine, KY Children’s Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel
Division of Pediatrics, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Centers, Mt Scopus Campus, Jerusalem, Israel
School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Series: Public Health: Practices, Methods and Policies
BISAC: HEA028000

Table of Contents

As St George’s University, Master of Public Health (MPH) program celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2019, there have been significant gains and challenges to the public’s health. The old adage. At the end of this second decade of the 21st century, one of the main tools of public health—vaccination—is having an anti-vaccination experience. Lost memory of diseases prevented by vaccines and misinformation has led to an increase in vaccine refusal. This has resulted in the return of many cases of preventable communicable disease, including measles. In this book, we present a range of papers dealing with current public health issues relevant to professionals in the public health arena.
(Imprint: Nova Medicine and Health)

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