• Health Sciences and Nursing


Understanding Health introduces foundational knowledge for a broad range of contemporary health subjects. It explains the various factors that influence health, and what we can do as a society to improve people’s health and wellbeing. This book encourages students to analyse the complex range of interactions that influence health at individual, community and global levels through a social justice and health equity lens.

Relevant to many fields of study, this new edition will help students deeply engage with the perspectives of different sectors and industries to broaden their understanding and expand how they think about health. It has been comprehensively updated to align with contemporary public health topics including epidemiological concepts and COVID-19 discussions.


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