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Pharmacy on a bicycle : innovative solutions to global health and poverty

Author: Eric G Bing; Marc J Epstein
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., [2013] ©2013
Series: BK currents book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Traditional pathways to delivering health care to the global poor are failing. Five million children die each year before their fifth birthday due to lack of basic health education, services, or low-cost treatments. Bing and Epstein show how focusing micro-innovations at the level of care is the way to end these grim health statistics"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric G Bing; Marc J Epstein
ISBN: 9781609947897 1609947894
OCLC Number: 813920415
Description: xii, 223 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : why pharmacy on a bicycle --
Part I. The prescription --
ch. 1. Saving millions --
ch. 2. Ideas in action : innovation and entrepreneurship --
ch. 3. A shift in perspective : task shifting to save more --
ch. 4. Tipping the scales : scaling up to save lives --
Part II. IMPACTS in motion --
ch. 5. The warmth of a mother's touch : maternal and child health --
ch. 6. A drop of vinegar : solutions for infectious diseases --
ch. 7. The elephants in the room : noncommunicable diseases --
Part III. Moving forward --
ch. 8. Getting there from here : priorities, plans, and progress --
ch. 9. Busting barriers : heeding the call.
Series Title: BK currents book.
Responsibility: Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein.

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"Traditional pathways to delivering health care to the global poor are failing. Five million children die each year before their fifth birthday due to lack of basic health education, services, or low-cost treatments. Bing and Epstein show how focusing micro-innovations at the level of care is the way to end these grim health statistics"--

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