Epidemiologic approaches to global health

Thomas C. Quinn, Jonathan M. Samet

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In this introduction to volume 32 of Epidemiologic Reviews, the authors highlight the diversity and complexity of global health concerns, and they frame the 12 articles included in this issue within the diverse topics of research in this emerging and ever-expanding field. The authors emphasize the need for ongoing research related to the methods used in global health and for comprehensive surveillance, and they offer suggestions for future directions in global health research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalEpidemiologic reviews
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 2010


  • HIV
  • acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • communicable diseases
  • environmental health
  • epidemiologic methods
  • maternal welfare
  • population surveillance
  • world health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology


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