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An introduction to international health

Author: M Seear
Publisher: Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time when developed world populations are healthier and richer than they have ever been, why is there still so much poverty and disease in the world? Why do rich countries hold so many poor  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Seear
ISBN: 9781551303277 1551303272
OCLC Number: 81601280
Description: xiv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: An overview of international health --
A history of overseas aid initiatives --
The determinants of population health --
Poverty and developing world debt --
Malnutrition --
Defining and measuring health --
Child and adult health statistics for the developing world --
Foreign aid projects, large and small --
Primary health care strategies --
Basic medical care --
Poverty alleviation and debt relief --
Human rights interventions --
Natural and humanitarian disasters and displaced populations --
Health of indigenous populations --
Planning and preparing for safe, effective development work --
Managing a sustainable aid partnership.
Responsibility: Michael Seear.

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