Using Population Health Indicators for Global Health and Development

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Using Population Health Indicators for Global Health and Development is an introduction to the use of traditional indicators and models of population health –e.g., life expectancy, incidence, prevalence, maternal mortality ratio, population density, the demographic transition– for use by global health students and researchers.

The author, Raywat Deonandan, holds a PhD in Epidemiology & Biostatistics and is a faculty member of the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Since 2009, he has served on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He is also the founder and Executive Editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Health Sciences.