Barry Karlin’s book is a personal, yet professional, view of a half-century career in international health. His work as a public health advisor in such diverse places as Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Haiti and other countries is well documented.
Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
MIDEGO, Inc. (http://www.midego.com), the pioneer in global health consulting, is proud to announce the September 2013 release of ‘Choosing a Career in Development: My Five Decades in International Public Health’ by Barry Karlin, Doctor of Public Health. Readers will learn what it takes to succeed in International Development and Public Health. Dr. Karlin’s practical lessons are packed into a great story about creating a successful Global Health career and making life count. In the book, scheduled to be released in September, Dr. Karlin explains how he "fell" into a career of public health over 50 years ago and how he made a difference. This book is a must read for anyone interested in exploring a career in international public health, or in international development in general.
“Barry Karlin’s book is a personal, yet professional, view of a half-century career in international health. His work as a public health advisor in such diverse places as Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Haiti and other countries is well documented. A major theme of the book is its message of encouragement to those considering a career in international health.“ - Dennis B. Warner, PhD – Senior Advisor to the Millennium Water Alliance (formerly Chief of the Community Water and Sanitation Program, World Health Organization, Geneva).
In this insightful book, Dr. Karlin 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 publications.
To pre-order the book, go to http://www.midego.com/books-by-barry-karlin
About MIDEGO PUBLISHING
MIDEGO Publishing provides experienced health professionals an outlet to share their expertise, experiences, and advice with others to affect change in the lives of others around the world. Write to info(at)midego(dot)com to find out more about the upcoming “Authors Workshop: How to a write a book in a weekend.”
About MIDEGO, Inc.
Founded in 2005, MIDEGO is a well-established global health consulting company, specialized in professional and organizational effectiveness in the health sector. MIDEGO’s mission is to help countries exceed the Millennium Development Goals, hence the name of the company. MIDEGO helps clients improve how they work and save more lives while advancing in their careers. MIDEGO also works with partners to create and implement effective and efficient organizational health development strategies that are led by empowered local leaders. MIDEGO’s online training and coaching programs help health professionals realize their career mission by leading the kind of changes they know they need to bring about in their countries. Find out more at http://www.midego.com.