Learning Objectives at the start of each chapter give readers a preview of what topics will be covered in the pages to follow.
Based on real events that occur regularly in countries across the globe, each chapter begins with several vignettes that bring chapter topics to life.
Stunning new photos throughout the text—many from the award-winning photo-journalist, Mark Tushman—bring Global Health to life by illustrating key concepts and themes. Helpful captions explain the context of the photos, while discussion questions encourage further thinking about the topic.
Case studies at the end of almost every chapter and in the Navigate 2 online platform illustrate the main points of that chapter. The fourth edition includes over 75 cases. There are 47 case studies in the printed text and an additional 31 cases studies available online through the Navigate 2 platform.
Abundant colorful, easy-to read tables and figures engage students in visualizing and understanding key data.
Each chapter ends with 10 study questions so you can check your knowledge of concepts presented whiles also applying critical and analytical thinking skills.
Throughout the text, key terms are highlighted in orange and definite in a glossary at the ed of the book, for easy reference and review.
Listed at the ends of each chapter, references are provided for those who want to read the information from its original source.