Substantial information has been added about “the quest for universal health coverage,” including, for example, more treatment of universal health coverage as an organizing principle for health systems.
Issues in the quality of care, especially in low- and middle-income countries, are highlighted, including how they might be addressed.
Health Equity and disparities are central concerns in Public Health and Global Health. Key concepts are explored simply and clearly, and illustrated with key data.
Coverage has been expanded to include considerable additional information about best practices in “ethical priority setting in global health.”