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Historical Perspectives on the State of Health and Health Systems in Africa : The Pre-Colonial and

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This book examines the historical and current state of health and the health of the African people, including the Arab North, impacted by such factors as geography and natural elements, cultural and colonial traditions, and competing biomedical and traditional systems. It also looks at technological advances, poverty and health disparities, utilization of resources, and international presence, as reflected by the work of the World Health Organization, and structural adjustments imposed by the IMF and the World Bank.

Number of Pages: 382.0
Genre: History, Medical, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Africa / General, Social History, Public Policy / General
Series Title: African Histories and Modernities
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
volume number: 1.0
Author: Mario J. Azevedo
Language: English
Street Date: February 7, 2017
TCIN: 51177469
UPC: 9783319324609
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-5187

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