Portfolio by the numbers
Our Public Health portfolio offers the books and journals into the cross-disciplinary knowledge spanning public health including epidemiology; health policy and management; social sciences and medicine.
Partnered with societies such as The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and the Institute of Health Promotion and Education, our public health books and journals aim to bridge and strengthen links across the Medicine and Healthcare portfolio.
Global Public Health is an essential peer-reviewed journal that energetically engages with key public health issues that have come to the fore in the global environment — mounting inequalities between rich and poor, the globalization of trade, new patterns of travel and migration, epidemics of newly-emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the increase in chronic illnesses, escalating pressure on public health infrastructures around the world, and the growing range and scale of conflict situations, terrorist threats, environmental pressures, natural and human-made disasters.
Health, Risk & Society demonstrates how social processes influence the ways in which risks and uncertainties in healthcare are identified, communicated, assessed, and/or managed. This international journal aims to stimulate debate around the role of risk and uncertainty in society through editorials, reviews, and original articles.
Critical Public Health ( CPH ) is devoted to the dissemination of critically-engaged research in public health, health promotion and related fields. It brings together international scholarship from social scientists and health researchers to provide critical analyses of theory and practice and to explore new ways of thinking about public health. CPH encourages an interdisciplinary focus and innovative analyses. It is committed to exploring and debating issues of equity, power, social justice and oppression in health.
This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
Donaldsons’ Essential Public Health has been in continuous print for 35 years, evolving through successive editions. This unrivalled record of success for a textbook of public health shows the enduring appeal of its content, style, and accessibility to generations of students and practitioners.
Practising Public Health: A Guide to Examinations and Workplace Application helps public health professionals in the UK and elsewhere to optimise their everyday public health practice. The book incorporates theory, skills, tips, and examples that illustrate communication skills, listening skills, information assimilation, and how to make appropriate public health judgements in given situations.