Contemporary Issues in Global Medicine and Moving Toward International Healthcare Equity
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Contemporary Issues in Global Medicine and Moving Toward International Healthcare Equity

Nick Comninellis (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA) and Steven D. Waldman (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, USA)
Pages: 300|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-8490-3
ISBN13: 9781799884903|ISBN10: 1799884902|EISBN13: 9781799884910
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The COVID-19 pandemic is only the latest prompt about the importance of international health and its broad influence upon social wellbeing. Other recent reminders include Zeka, HIV, Ebola, and health crises connected with climate change and civil unrest in Venezuela, Sudan, Yemen, Syria, and Myanmar. Leaders in International health must be conversant in its issues. This book will inform educators, researchers, and policy makers about the state of the art of this critical field.

This book will provide readers with an understanding of contemporary issues in international medicine. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for an informed and coordinated effort to achieve international healthcare equity. This book will be essential for physicians, nurses, social workers, epidemiologists, nurse practitioners, medical students, along with researchers, practitioners, stakeholders, and anyone else interested in international medicine and healthcare equity.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Steven D. Waldman, M.D., J.D., serves as a member of the Humanities Advisory Committee in the School of Medicine. Along with fellow School of Medicine alums, Dr. Waldman served as a founding member of the Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities, helping raise the initial funding for the William Sirridge lectureship. Dr. Waldman is a frequent lecturer in Medical Humanities courses and serves as Co-Instructor of the Medicine and Film course. Dr. Waldman is the Director of Statewide Outreach Services at the UMKC School of Medicine and also serves as the Docent for the MD students. He holds joint academic appointments as Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Clinical Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics. The author of over twenty textbooks and numerous academic articles on the specialty of Pain Management, Dr. Waldman also continues his clinical work as a member of the Palliative Care Team at UMKC as well as an active member of the medical staff at Truman Medical Center.