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No-nonsense Guide to World Health
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This is a clear yet wide-ranging introduction to the state of health worldwide, exploring the ways in which health provision is often determined by ethnicity, class, and gender. Starting with a brief history of medical progress, this guide delves into current politics of health in the contexts of big business and private health provision, media, gender, and the environment.


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Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu1) Introduction2) Medicine - a brief history through time3) The politics of health4) Financing Health Care - Putting our moneywhere our mouth is5) Big Business, Big Trouble.6) The impact of media on health7) Gender and Health - Have we come a longway, Baby?8) Environment - what you don't see, can hurt!9) The International Health Industry10) Power to the People - Another World isPossibleContacts. Bibliography. Index.


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ISBN-13: 9781904456650
Publisher: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Publication date: October, 2007
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 110.00 x 180.00 x 10.00
Weight: 168g
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Subcategories: General Practice

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