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Achieving access professional movements and the politics of health universalism

Author: Joseph Harris
Publisher: Ithaca London ILR Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press 2017
Series: The culture and politics of health care work
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Democratization, elites, and the expansion of access to healthcare and medicine -- Thailand : chasing the dream of free medical care for the sick -- Brazil : against all odds -- South Africa : embracing national health insurance in name only -- Thailand : from village safety to universal access -- Brazil : constituting rights, setting precedents, challenging norms -- South Africa : contesting the luxury of AIDS  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Harris
ISBN: 9781501709975 1501709976 9781501709968 1501709968 9781501714740 1501714740
OCLC Number: 1005915841
Description: xiv, 268 Seiten
Series Title: The culture and politics of health care work
Responsibility: Joseph Harris

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At a time when the world's wealthiest nations struggle to make health care and medicine available to everyone, why do resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health  Read more...

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"Through his focus on professional movements at the domestic level, Harris makes new contributions to the literatures on the transnational AIDS movement, democratization and the medical profession's Read more...

 
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