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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 52.99
Many of the 61 million people who live in rural America have limited access to health care. Almost a quarter of the nation's population lives in rural places yet only an eighth of our doctors work there. Sponsored by the U.S. Office of Rural Health Policy, this unique book provides the facts about this imbalance and interprets them in the context of... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 25.00
Half the world's people currently live in rural and remote areas. The problem is that most health workers live and work in cities. This imbalance is common to almost all countries and poses a major challenge to the nationwide provision of health services. Its impact, however, is most severe in low income countries. There are two reasons for this.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 95.12
This painstaking investigation into the evolution of disease politics in China analyzes the repeated changes in healthcare provision in rural areas to provide revealing insights into the political processes that built the modern-day People?s Republic. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 39.99
Rural Women ? s Sexuality, Reproductive Health, and Illiteracy examines the intimate lives of women in the developing world, their sexuality, and views on family planning and gender inequality. Providing insights on cultural traditions and understanding of modern medicine, it is essential for public health and anthropology scholars and practitioners.... more...
- Independent Institute 2015; US$ 9.99
Despite having surmounted numerous obstacles, the Affordable Care Act?also commonly known as ?Obamacare??remains highly controversial and faces ongoing legal and political challenges. The law?s staunchest critics want to repeal and replace the entire law, while even its supporters acknowledge that serious changes are needed. The question is: replace... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33
Health-related disparities remain a persistent, serious problem across the nation's more than 60 million rural residents. Rural Populations and Health provides an overview of the critical issues surrounding rural health and offers a strong theoretical and evidence-based rationale for rectifying rural health disparities in the United States. This... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 22.00
This book presents a systematic mid-term evaluation of the processes of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), India's biggest rural health program. Data from District Level Health Surveys (DLHS), National Family Health Surveys (NFHS) and Sample Registration System (SRS) as well as primary data collected from field surveys and interviews with health... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 50.00
Appalachians have been characterized as a population with numerous disparities in health and limited access to medical services and infrastructures, leading to inaccurate generalizations that inhibit their healthcare progress. Appalachians face significant challenges in obtaining effective care, and the public lacks information about both their healthcare... more...
- University of California Press 1989; US$ 31.95
Judith Justice uses an interdisciplinary approach to show how anthropologists and planners can combine their expertise to make health care programs culturally compatible with the populations they serve. more...