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A history of global health : interventions into the lives of other peoples

Author: Randall M Packard
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Designed to be read and taught, the book offers a critical historical view, providing historians, policy makers, researchers, program managers, and students with an essential new perspective on the  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Packard, Randall M., 1945-
History of global health.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015042993
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall M Packard
ISBN: 9781421420325 1421420325 9781421420332 1421420333
OCLC Number: 1026092710
Description: xii, 414 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Colonial training grounds --
From colonial to international health --
The League of Nations Health Organization --
Internationalizing rural hygiene and nutrition --
Planning for a postwar world : the legacy of social medicine --
A narrowing vision : international health, technology, and cold war politics --
Uncertain beginnings --
The good and bad campaigns --
The birth of the population crisis --
Accelerating international family planning programs --
Rethinking family planning --
Rethinking health, 2.0 : the rise of primary health care --
Challenges to primary health care --
AIDS and the birth of global health --
The global fund, PEPFAR and the transformation of global health --
The medicalization of global health.
Responsibility: Randall M. Packard.


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