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Awakening Hippocrates : a primer on health, poverty, and global service

Author: Edward O'Neil
Publisher: [Chicago Ill.] : American Medical Association, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A comprehensive overview of the current state of world poverty and health, directed to the health care provider interested in volunteering abroad"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward O'Neil
ISBN: 1579477720 9781579477721
OCLC Number: 62188876
Description: xxxviii, 502 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Health, poverty, and structural violence --
The rise of health in the industrialized world --
Global repercussions : diffusion, the United Nations, and nongovernmental organizations --
Development and foreign aid : perceptions and realities of our beneficence, part I, bilateral aid --
Development and foreign aid : perceptions and realities of our beneficence, part II multilateral aid --
Forces of disparity I : private financial flows, trade, multinational corporations, and inequality --
Forces of disparity II : history, racism, governance, and militarism --
Forces of disparity III : children, sexism, population, nature, and infectious diseases --
Lessons from a plague : the history, scope, and politics of HIV/AIDS --
Ethics, human rights, and religion --
Thomas Anthony Dooley, MD --
Father Bill Fryda, MD --
Paul Farmer, MD, PhD, and Jim Yong Kim, MD, PhD --
Peter Allen, DMD --
Thomas S. "doc" Durant, MD --
The life of Albert Schweitzer, MD --
Reverence for life : the compelling and timeless ideal of Albert Schweitzer, MD --
Appendix A, the Universal declaration of human rights --
Appendix B, UN millennium development goals.
Responsibility: Edward O'Neil, Jr. ; foreword by Paul Farmer.
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Takes a critical look at state of health affairs across the globe, giving information on poverty, health disparities, ethics and much more. The author works to explain the component "forces of  Read more...

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