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Historical Perspectives on the State of Health and Health Systems in Africa, Volume II : The Modern Era, Hardback Book

Historical Perspectives on the State of Health and Health Systems in Africa, Volume II : The Modern Era Hardback

Part of the African Histories and Modernities series

Description

This book focuses on Africa's challenges, achievements, and failures over the past several centuries using an interdisciplinary approach that combines theory and fact and evidence-based practices and interventions in public health, and argues that most of the health problems in Africa are not a result of scarce or lack of resources, but of the misconceived and misplaced priorities that have left the continent behind every other on the globe in terms of health, education, and equitable distribution of opportunities and access to (quality) health as agreed by the United Nations member states at Alma-Ata in 1978.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 10 Illustrations, black and white; XXI, 288 p. 10 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: African history
  • ISBN: 9783319325637

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