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Long road from Quito : transforming health care in rural Latin America

Author: Tony Hiss
Publisher: Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Long Road from Quito presents a fascinating portrait of David Gaus, an unlikely hero with deep ties to the University of Notre Dame and an even more compelling postgraduate life. Gaus is co-founder, with his mentor Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., of Andean Health and Development (AHD), an organization dedicated to supporting health initiatives in South America. Tony Hiss traces the trajectory of Gaus's life from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hiss, Tony.
Long road from Quito.
Notre Dame, Indiana : University of Notre Dame Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018055516
Named Person: David Gaus
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Hiss
ISBN: 0268105359 9780268105365 0268105367 9780268105358
OCLC Number: 1079409991
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Rosa --
"Can you fix her?" --
Camino a la cura --
A beggar sitting on a bag of gold --
Transistor radios --
Panama hats --
The honorable chain?? --
Lightning bolts --
Hospital Hesburgh --
Where's Coco --
Transitions --
Souvenir --
Rosy afterglow and cold, hard dawn --
Family medicine --
Father Ted --
The big stuff --
Beyond the dome of gloom --
In an Ecuadorian way --
How to be a hospital --
An unremarkable room --
A pair of boots --
Tell a really big truth --
Health in Ecuador: the next ten years.
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Presents a fascinating portrait of David Gaus, an unlikely hero with deep ties to the University of Notre Dame and an even more compelling postgraduate life. Tony Hiss traces the trajectory of Gaus's  Read more...

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