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Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on International Child Health, author.
Title Working in international child health / author, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on International Child Health ; editors, Caroline Dueger, Cliff O'Callahan.
Imprint Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, [2008]
Edition Second edition.

Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on International Child Health, author.
Subject Child health services -- Administration.
Child welfare -- International cooperation.
Child Health Services -- organization & administration.
Child Welfare.
Child.
Infant.
International Cooperation.
Alt Name Dueger, Caroline,
O' Callahan, Cliff,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 275 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Working in International Child Health -- 2nd Edition; Copyright © 2008 American Academy of Pediatrics; Editorial Board; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1: Supporting International Health Efforts While at Home; Chapter 2: Getting Information About Opportunities; Chapter 3: Evaluating Potential Assignments; Chapter 4: Preparing for Work in Bon Chien, Haiti, or Banda Aceh, Indonesia--Sample Cases; Chapter 5: Preparing for Assignments in Under-Resourced Areas; Chapter 6: What to Take With You; Chapter 7: Keeping Healthy While on Assignment.
Chapter 8: Personal Safety AbroadAppendix A: Annotated Bibliography for Work in Developing Countries; Appendix B: Acronyms in International Health; Appendix C: Child Survival Indicators; Appendix D: Resources; Internet Resources; Appendix E: Selected International Health/Tropical Medicine Training Centers; Appendix F: Directory of Overseas Opportunities; Index; Back Cover.
Summary Face the challenges of working or volunteering in international child health with the advice from this practical guide. Contents include: Key information for those who want to become more involved in caring for children in poorer nations; Resources and recommendations on how to prepare for international health work; Sections designed to benefit those already working in the field; Details on training, continuing medical education, certification, and degree courses; Discussions on finding and evaluating international health assignments; Health and safety information; and more.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781581105452 (electronic bk.)
1581105452 (electronic bk.)
1282890786 (electronic bk.)
9781282890787 (electronic bk.)
9781581103328
1581103328
OCLC # 729166822
Additional Format Print version: American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on International Child Health. Working in international child health. 2nd ed. Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2008 9781581103328 (DLC) 2008925449 (OCoLC)269432468


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