Dr. Vanessa Kerry shares how #globalhealth became her passion and how that lead to the creation of Seed Global Health and the Global Health Services Partnership. Doctors & Nurses: Learn how you can participate here http://www.peacecorps.gov/response/globalhealth/
Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It - Evidence from both local and national surveys suggests that substance misuse and abuse among older adults in the United States is a "hidden epidemic" that poses a major threat to the welfare and quality of life of older drinkers and their families, and has significant public health implications.
This accessible guide provides readers with an introduction to the key concepts and main developments in gender studies. Presenting definitions, explanations and policy implications through discussion of case studies, this book shows how gender intersects with different dimensions of diversity and demonstrates the connections between sex and gender. It uses a range of pedagogical features and highlights the importance of gender in the contemporary world.
Socioeconomic Status and Health Implications - Topics discussed include diabetes, marginality, and gender identity; the socioeconomic aspects of health services in Israel; low socioeconomic status and child mental health disparities; adolescent health risk behavior from a migrant population in the United Arab Emirates; Japanese women's health related to job stress and the hidden costs incurred by families and friends of patients with low health literacy.