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An ambulance of the wrong colour : health professionals, human rights and ethics in South Africa

Author: Laurel Baldwin-Ragaven; Leslie London; Jeanelle De Gruchy
Publisher: Cape Town : University of Cape Town Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study on the ethical problems afflicting the health sector, this work catalogues, through numerous cases, the misconduct of health professionals with regard to civilians, prisoners and military  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurel Baldwin-Ragaven; Leslie London; Jeanelle De Gruchy
ISBN: 9781919713489 1919713484
OCLC Number: 42444165
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Confronting the past: the health sector in transition --
2. Health and apartheid state --
3. Civilian health services: willing servants of apartheid security forces --
4. Health care in custody: providing services in the closed institutions of the security forces --
5. Health professionals in the South African military --
6. The 'scientific' justification: research for apartheid --
7. Health professional institution: organisations, statutory councils and training institutions --
8. Resistance and repression: health professionals taking a stand --
9. Health and human rights in South Africa --
10. TRC recommendations for the health sector.
Responsibility: edited by Laurel Baldwin-Ragavan, Jeanelle de Gruchy and Leslie London.

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