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The End of Epidemics

by Dr. Jonathan D. Quick & Bronwyn Fryer

"Dr. Quick’s urgent message makes one hope that this book will reach a huge audience and that its exhortations will be acted on everywhere." - Meredith Wadman, The Wall Street Journal

A leading doctor offers...


Pharmaceutical Market Access in Developed Markets

by Güvenç Koçkaya & Albert Wertheimer

Market access is the process by which a pharmaceutical company gets its product available on the market after having obtained a marketing authorization from a regulatory agency and by which the product becomes...


Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

by Howard Frumkin, Matilda van den Bosch & William Bird

Human beings have always been affected by their surroundings. There are various health benefits linked to being able to access to nature; including increased physical activity, stress recovery, and the stimulation...


Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know®

by Philip J. Landrigan & Mary M. Landrigan

More than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during the last four decades. Today the World Health Organization attributes more than one-third of all childhood deaths...


Slow at Work

by Aoife McElwain

The way we work has changed. We need new tools to help navigate this world of work – not only to achieve career success, but to stay sane while doing so – and this book can be one of them.

Our jobs can become...


Sedation, Suicide, and the Limits of Ethics

by James A. Dunson Iii

In this book, James Dunson explores end-of-life ethics including physician-assisted suicide and continuous sedation. He argues that ethical debates currently ignore the experience of the dying patient in an...


Global Health Watch 5

by People's Health Movement, Medact, Third World Network & Health Poverty Action et al.

For over a decade, Global Health Watch has been the definitive source for alternative analysis on health.

This new edition addresses the key challenges facing governments and health practitioners today, within...


Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes

by Emily Ying Yang Chan

As a backdrop of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030), the United Nations pointed out that more than 6 million children still died before the age of five by 2015. At least 1.8 billion people...


Pharmocracy II

by William Faloon

Our healthcare system is irretrievably broken, and now is devastating the US financially. Pharmocracy II, like its predecessor Pharmocracy, uncovers egregious FDA incompetence, abuse, and corruption. It shows...


Impact of Market Forces on Addictive Substances and Behaviours

by David Miller, Claire Harkins, Matthias Schlögl & Brendan Montague

The differences between alcohol, food, gambling, and tobacco as consumer products are obvious. Yet research suggests that there are underlying similarities in the way that food, alcohol, and gambling industries...


An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

by Joia S. Mukherjee & Paul Farmer

"What Mukherjee attempts, and succeeds in doing, is to offer what many students -- undergraduates as well as students of medicine, nursing, and public health -- have long clamored for: a primer not only of recent...


Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health

by Ross C. Brownson, Graham A. Colditz & Enola K. Proctor

The definitive work in D&I research -- now completely updated and expanded The application of scientific research to the creation of evidence-based policies is a science unto itself -- and one that is never...


The Oxford Handbook of the Human Essence

by John F. Dovidio & Martijn van Zomeren

What is the human essence? Although typically viewed as one of the big questions in philosophy, exploring the human essence requires a deep and comprehensive understanding of the human condition and thus social...


Transgender Sex Work and Society

by Larry Nuttbrock

This is the only book that systematically examines transgender sex work in the United States and globally. Bringing together perspectives from a rich range of disciplines and experiences, it is an invaluable...


A Case-Based Approach to Public Psychiatry

by Serena Yuan Volpp & Jeanie Tse

Expert public psychiatrists use case studies to share best-practice strategies in this clinically-oriented introduction to community mental health. Today, the majority of psychiatrists work with people who suffer...


Understanding West Africa’s Ebola Epidemic

by Ibrahim Abdullah & Ismail Rashid

  • The first book-length study of Ebola to consider the wider social, economic and political context of the epidemic.
  • Brings together experts from a wide array of disciplines, including development studies, epidemiology,...


What's In, What's Out

by Amanda Glassman, Ursula Giedion & Peter C. Smith

Vaccinate children against deadly pneumococcal disease, or pay for cardiac patients to undergo lifesaving surgery? Cover the costs of dialysis for kidney patients, or channel the money toward preventing the...


Environmental Health Science

by Morton Lippmann & Richard B. Schlesinger

Since the publication of the first edition of ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCE, preventing and treating acute and chronic disease caused by exposure to chemical health hazards has become even more central to the...


Your Heart is the Size of Your Fist

by Martina Scholtens

An absorbing and touching read, this collection of true stories is the first book by a Canadian doctor on the topic of refugee health.

Your Heart Is the Size of Your Fist draws readers into the complicated, poignant,...


Unhealthy Politics

by Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber & Conor M. Dowling

How partisanship, polarization, and medical authority stand in the way of evidence-based medicine

The U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based...