The Political Economy of Health

The Political Economy of Health

Author: Lesley Doyal

Publisher: Pluto Press

ISBN: 0861040740

Category: Capitalism

Page: 360

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The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Nana Poku, Alan Whiteside
Categories: POLITICAL SCIENCE
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

"Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS. The extent of the epidemic is only now becoming clear, as increasing numbers of people with HIV are becoming ill. In the absence of massively expanded prevention, treatment and care efforts, the AIDS death toll on the continent is set to escalate
The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Benjamin Coriat
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-01 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

The issue of universal and free access to treatment is now a fundamental goal of the international community. Based on original data and field studies from Brazil, Thailand, India and Sub-Saharan Africa under the aegis of ANRS (the French nationalagency for research on Aids and viral hepatitis, this timely and
The Political Economy of Health Care in Senegal
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Maghan Keita
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: BRILL

A political economic history of the three and a half century rivalry between competing health care systems in Senegambia. The analysis focuses on the historical agency manifested in indigenous populations and its contemporary applications.
The Political Economy of AIDS in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Nana K. Poku
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sub-Saharan Africa is a region devastated by HIV/AIDS. The extent of the epidemic is only now becoming clear, as increasing numbers of people with HIV are becoming ill. In the absence of massively expanded prevention, treatment and care efforts, the AIDS death toll on the continent is set to escalate
The Political Economy of Health in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Toyin Falola, Dennis Ityavyar
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Ohio University Press

This book examines the major phases in the history of health services in Africa and treats health as an integral aspect of the deepening crisis in Africa's underdevelopment. One important thesis is that Western delivery systems have made health care less accessible for most people. Contributors direct attention to problems