Global Perspectives in Health

Edited by : Boutros Pierre Mansourian,

Research Policy and Cooperation, World Health Organization(WHO), Switzerland

Global Perspectives in Health

Boutros-Pierre Mansourian, Former Director, Research Policy and Strategy Co-ordination, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Determinants of Health and Their Interactions

McArthur Sayers, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, UK

Determinants on Health and Their Interactions: Genetic Factors

Vinson R. Oviatt, Crail, Scotland, UK

Biology, Ecology and Health

Andrew A. Arata, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Environmental Determinants of Health

Ken Gnanakan, ACTS Academy of Higher Education, India

An Economic View Upon the Determinants of Health

Reiner Leidl, Department of Health Economics, University of Ulm, Germany

Epidemiology: Health and Disease in Populations

Richard H. Morrow, Department of International Health, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Health Information Systems

Ronney B. Panerai, Department of Medical Physics, University of Leicester, UK

Health-Related Indicators

Jean-Marie Robine, INSERM, University of Montpellier 1, France
Carol Jagger, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Leceister, UK the Euro-REVES Group

Epidemiology and Surveillance

Muthu Subramanian, World Health Organization, USA

Family Health

Michel R.G. Manciaux, School of Public Health, Nancy University, France
Mark A. Belsey, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, USA

Mental Health

Assen V. Jablensky, Department of Psychiatry&behavioural Science, The University of Western Australia, Australia
Robert Evan Kendell, Professor of Psychiatry, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH10 5AT, United Kingdom
Aleksandar Janca, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases

David L. Heymann, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases

Nikolai P. Napalkov, Petrov Institute of Oncology, Russia

Health Care Systems

Andrzej M. Wojtczak, Institute for International Medical Education, USA

Primary Health Care: The Key to Health for All

Anthony Piel, International Conference on Primary Health Care, USA

Quality Assurance

Jerzy Szczerban, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Preventive, Therapeutic and Diagnostic Technologies. Development and Perspectives

Claus-Chr Heuck, Institut für klinische Chemie und laboratoriumsmedizin, Medizinische Einrichtungen der Universität Düsseldorf, Germany

Health Technology Assessment: Sustaining Equity in Health Care

Arminee Kazanjian, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Canada

Health Telematics and its Societal Implications

Gerhard Walter Brauer, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Canada

Domicillary, Palliative and Terminal Care

Yoram Singer, Palliative Care Unit, Division of Health in the Community, Faculty of the Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Ethical Issues in Health

Bernard M. Dickens, Faculty of Law and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada

Bioethics and Biotechnology

Abdallah S. Daar, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Peter Albert David Singer, University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics, Canada

Codes of Conduct and Ethical Guidelines

Bernard M. Dickens, Faculty of Law and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada

Informed Consent in Clinical Practice and Biomedical Research

Mohammed Abdussalam, Geneva, Switzerland

Health Ethics, Equity and Human Dignity

Mamdouh Gabr, Past Chairman Global Advisory Committee on Health Research, WHO, Egypt

New Problems in Global Health

Arjuna P.R. Aluwihare, Department of Surgery, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Global Aging

Michael Davies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Urban Growth and Health

Yola L. G. Verhasselt, Geografisch Instituut, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

Implications of Atmospheric and Climate Change for Human Health

John M. Last, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada

Health in Border Areas

Wadie Wanies Kamel, USA

Disasters and Conflicts

S.W.A. Gunn, International Association for Humanitarian Medicine, Switzerland

Vaccination in Developing Countries: Problems, Challenges and Opportunities

Tikki Pang, Department of Research Policy & Cooperation(RPC/EIP), World Health Organization, Switzerland


John M. Last, University of Ottawa, Canada

Interactions of Environmental Change and Human Health

Neil Pearce, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
Anthony J. McMichael, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Molecular Epidemiology and the Prevention of Disease

Ellen K. Silbergeld, Professor of Epidemiology and Toxicology, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD, USA

Introduction to Human Viruses

Daniel N. Streblow, Mark Asquith, Kristen Haberthur, Christine Meyer, Flora Engelmann and Ilhem Messaoudi, Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Division of Pathobiology and Immunology, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, USA

Palaeomicrobiology of Human Infectious Diseases

Helen D. Donoghue, University College London, London, UK