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A documentary history of public health in Hong Kong

Author: Ka-che Yip; et al
Publisher: Hong Kong : Chinese univ. press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The publication of this book marks the fifteenth anniversary of the outbreak of the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong in 2003. This documentary study, originating as a research project a year after the epidemic, is a comprehensive attempt to examine the development of public health in Hong Kong from 1841 to the early 1990s. It covers the periods of prewar colonial rule, Japanese occupation, postwar reconstruction and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ka-che Yip; et al
ISBN: 9789629968366 9629968363
OCLC Number: 1090076849
Description: 433 p.
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1. 1841-1941. 1. Settlements, urban development, and health issues --
2. Government health policies and initiatives before 1941 --
3. The control of major diseases and epidemics before 1940 --
4. Local voluntarism, healing spaces, and medical education before 1940 --
Part 2. 1941-1993. 5. The Japanes occupation --
6. Health issues and initiatives after 1945 --
7. Public health services and the control of major diseases and epidemics after 1945 --
8. Local and international philanthropic involvement in public health --
9. Shifting paradigms in medical education and research: 1947-1993 --
Appendix. Public health in Hong Kong: a chronology (1841-2017)
Responsibility: ed. by Yip Ka-che ... [et al.].

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A comprehensive attempt to examine the development of public health in Hong Kong from 1841 to the early 1990s, analysing political, social, economic, and cultural factors to help understand Hong  Read more...

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