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Doctors dream - a story of hope from the top end.

Author: Dr Buddhi Lokuge
Publisher: Allen & Unwin, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An inspiring David and Goliath story from Australia's Top End.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dr Buddhi Lokuge
ISBN: 9781760110987 1760110981
OCLC Number: 1023168272
Description: 256 sidor ; 15.7 cm
Contents: Authors' notePART 1: FIRST, DO NO HARM1 Introduction2 Leaving suburbia3 Farewell Scabies4 First trip to Galiwin'ku5 Learning about gatekeepers6 In between homes7 Crusted scabies outbreak8 Farewell to Farewell Scabies?9 The emperor has no clothesPART 2: START TO DO SOME GOOD10 Humbug11 Our new home12 Rukula and Yinarri13 Listening before jumping14 Healthy skin in Gurrumu15 Learning about crusted scabies16 The banana farm electrician17 Island hopping18 Return to Gurrumu19 Prevention20 Listening21 Gunyangara skin day22 Raminy talks23 Ceremonial life24 Rukula's surprisePART 3: MAKING EVERY VOICE COUNT25 Better than a thousand commercials26 Modern day leprosy27 Proven value28 Neglected diseases29 Message sticks and partners30 WASH comes to life31 Rukula speaks32 Home repairs33 Miwatj celebrations34 Partnerships and separation35 The blinkers come off36 Centre for Disease Control conference37 Hearing RukulaPostscriptAcknowledgements

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'Could not put it down. It is one of the best things I've read in years in this area, full of profound insights encapsulated in a great story.' - Professor Peter Drahos, Australian National Read more...

 
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