Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved
"This book demonstrates that smart, well-constructed investments in global health can achieve a widespread impact on the way people live."
--Dr. Rajiv Shah, USAID Administrator
This series of twenty case studies illustrates real-life proven, large-scale success stories in global public health. Drawing from a rich evidence base, the accessible case write-ups highlight experiences in scale-up of health technologies, strengthening of health systems, and the use of health education and policy change to achieve impressive reductions in disease and disability, even in the poorest countries. An overview chapter draws attention to factors that contributed to the successes. Discussion questions help to bring out the main points and provide a point of departure for independent student research. This volume is an updated and expanded version of the popular and influential book Millions Saved: Proven Successes in Global Health, published in 2004 by the Center for Global Development.
Useful as a stand-alone text or as a complement to Essentials of Global Health, this book will give your students a clear and inspiring picture of how global public health efforts have made a difference in the lives of people around the world.
Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 1, 3, 6, 7, & 13 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.
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Preventing HIVAIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Thailand
Controlling Tuberculosis in China
Reducing Child Mortality With Vitamin A in Nepal
Eliminating Polio in Latin America and the Caribbean
Saving Mothers Lives in Sri Lanka
Controlling Onchocerciasis River Blindness in SubSaharan Africa
Preventing Diarrheal Deaths in Egypt
Curbing Tobacco Use in Poland
Preventing IodineDeficiency Disease in China
Preventing NeuralTube Defects in Chile
Eliminating Measles in Southern Africa
Preventing Dental Caries in Jamaica
Treating Cataracts in India
Preventing Hib Disease in Chile and the Gambia
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