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A doctor's quest : the struggle for mother and child health around the globe

Author: Gretchen Roedde
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Gretchen Roedde tells the stories of the hopes of village women in the developing world struggling to give birth safely. A Doctor's Quest analyzes the slow progress in global maternal health, contrasting the affluence of the few with the precarious plight of the world's poorest.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gretchen Roedde
ISBN: 9781459706446 1459706447 9781459706453 1459706455 1459706439 9781459706439 9781283695718 1283695715
OCLC Number: 795624500
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Beginnings (Haileybury, Ontario, Canada) --
I am poor (Uganda, Sudan) --
I do not have the freedom that you have as a woman (Bangladesh, Nepal, Ghana) --
One day was playing, the next day he had died (Bangladesh, Ghana, Ethiopia) --
I have no education (China, Botswana, Uganda) --
Why are women dying giving life? (Indonesa, Zimbabwe, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Zambia, Tanzania, Papua New Guinea) --
I am tired of seeing HIV as the price of wealth (Tanzania, Papua New Guinea) --
Where are our leaders? Why have they forgotten us? (Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, global) --
We are still waiting (Bangladesh) --
Endings (Papua New Guinea) --
Appendix 1 : A white mud letter to a dear friend (Papua New Guinea) --
Appendix 2 : Timeline of missions --
Appendix 3 : Coda- Where are we now?
Responsibility: Gretchen Roedde ; foreword by John Evans.
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Dr. Gretchen Roedde tells the stories of the hopes of village women in the developing world struggling to give birth safely. A Doctor's Quest analyzes the slow progress in global maternal health,  Read more...

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A Doctor's Quest offers a roller-coaster ride on a voyage into far-flung and sometimes dangerous territory, with thrills, spills, and occasional joy along the way. -- Olive Senior, author of Dancing Read more...

 
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