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Tarascon Announces New Title In Their Pocketbook Series: Global Health

Tarascon,® an Imprint of Jones & Bartlett Learning, is happy to announce the release of their new title in the Tarascon Pocketbook series, Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook, by authors Amit Chandra, MD, MSc and Matthew Dacso, MD, MSc. This convenient, portable guide provides regional and issue-based information on international medicine throughout the world.

Sudbury, MA (Vocus) April 19, 2010 -- Tarascon,® an Imprint of Jones & Bartlett Learning, is happy to announce the release of their new title in the Tarascon Pocketbook series, Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook, by authors Amit Chandra, MD, MSc and Matthew Dacso, MD, MSc. This convenient, portable guide provides regional and issue-based information on international medicine throughout the world.

The Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook begins by reviewing major themes in international health including: development, traditional medicine, water safety, respiratory infections as well as HIV and AIDS. This is followed by region-specific chapters, each including a summary of endemic diseases, historical context and available medical resources. Each regional profile discusses key demographic and health indicators, health care systems, in addition to traditional medicine practices, unique environmental exposures and unusual local pathogens.

“The Tarascon Global Health Pocketbook is a must-have resource for physicians, residents or medical students traveling to developing countries and those with an interest in international health policy,” says author Amit Chandra, MD, MSc.

For more information on this title, including the full table of contents, please visit: For information on all Tarascon print, online and mobile products, please visit the Tarascon website at:

Amit Chandra is an emergency physician living in Queens, New York. He studied economics at McGill University in Montreal and the London School of Economics, before attending medical school at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. He has worked in the fields of health care and economic and community development in rural Virginia, New York, Mumbai, and New Delhi.

Matthew Dacso is a general internist from Houston, Texas. He studied music at McGill University, international development at the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, and medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston before completing residency at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He has worked in health care in Argentina, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Botswana. He continues his work in community health and development as an HIV outreach specialist for the Botswana-UPenn Partnership in Gaborone, Botswana.

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Jones & Bartlett Learning is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. We endeavor to develop educational programs and services that improve learning outcomes and enhance student achievement by uniquely combining authoritative content written by respected authors with innovative, proven and engaging technology applications that meet the diverse needs of today’s instructors, students, and professionals. Across a broad spectrum of fields ranging from medicine and emergency services to computer information systems, our educational technology applications and instructional assessment and performance-management solutions are revolutionizing how instructors teach and how students and professionals learn. With the most up-to-date, authoritative content available from academia and industry thought-leaders, Jones & Bartlett Learning is leading the way for educators, students and professionals to discover new educational and professional skill-development opportunities— enabling personalized learning, anytime, anywhere.

Tarascon Publishing (
Tarascon is one of the world’s leading publishers of portable medical reference products, including the Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia - the world’s leading pocket drug reference since 1987. In an Annals of Internal Medicine survey, the Pocket Pharmacopoeia tied with the stethoscope as the most essential item in resident physicians' white coat pockets, with 97% rating the reference as either "very useful" or "essential." It is available in both print and mobile software formats and is carried in essentially every medical bookstore in the United States, Canada and overseas. Founded by Dr. Steven Green, Tarascon produces a full range of information-rich clinical pocketbooks and drug guides for students, physicians, nurses, other health care professionals and pharmaceutical companies. These products offer unmatched accuracy, timeliness, quality and expertise and they have received the highest praise from medical journals, residents and other health care providers.


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