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Choosing a Career in Development

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by Barry Karlin
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Choosing a Career in Development by Barry Karlin

Dr. Barry Karlin tells his story about falling into a successful career in Global Health in his new book, Choosing a Career in Development: My Five Decades in International Public Health. This book will appeal to both the seasoned professional, and those just starting out their career. Through his compelling storytelling and reflections, Dr. Karlin provides insights into working in Thailand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Haiti, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and many other countries. He addresses the joys and challenges of working in global health, including living within different cultures, raising a family in a developing country, and meeting great people. Through his vast experience, he shares with his readers many insights into what a career in global health means, why programs in countries succeed or fail, and how one might get started in their own global health career. This book is a must read for anyone interested in exploring a career in global health or in international development in general. In this insightful book, Dr. Karlin also addresses: •A practical definition of "Public health" and what makes it essential •Career advice about getting started in international public health, academic training, and links to key international organizations. •Insights into why programs in countries such as Thailand succeed while others, such as in Haiti, fail. •The nuts and bolts of effective water, sanitation and community development. •Practical approaches to family planning education. •Lessons learned on bridging cultural gaps. •How readers can get started in career paths, including details about leading organizations and

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Ebook Details
Size: 4.0 MB
Publisher: MIDEGO, Inc.
Date published:   2013
ISBN: 9780982798546 (DRM-PDF)

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