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- Springer 2011; US$ 149.00
Caregivers living in rural areas face daunting obstacles. In addition to the isolation and anxiety that many caregivers across the country experience, rural caregivers must also cope with limited access to uncoordinated resources and severe shortages of trained professionals. Although many research, policy, and practice upgrades have been made in response... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Diseases are everyday, ordinary occurrences intimately related to people?s daily lives. However, as the metaphor of the ?Sick Man of East Asia? emerged against the backdrop of a weak modern China, health care and the curing of diseases were turned into grand state politics with far-reaching implications. This book, starting with the argument for diseases... 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 95.00
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 India 2010; US$ 25.95
This book presents a systematic mid-term evaluation of the processes of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Indias biggest rural health programme. 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... 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...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 19.80
Health is determined by many factors, including income, environmental conditions - such as access to adequate sanitation and safe water supplies - individual behaviour, and health services. More than half of the world's population lives in villages and rural areas and most of those without access to safe water sources or basic sanitation are rural... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 45.40
A systematic overview of the impact of social and political factors on the health of Australia's Indigenous population. Australia's Aboriginal and Islander groups suffer ?Fourth World' standards of health: this book explains the causes for such poor healt more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 89.00
Rural Women's Health encompasses the breadth and depth of the unique physical and psychological needs facing rural women throughout the United States and Canada, and identifies positive interventions and outcomes. Raymond T. Coward, founding editor of The Journal of Rural Health , along with five leading practitioners and researchers with contributions... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2004; US$ 99.00
This Symposium on Rural Health: Patients and Practitioners offers an important sociological analysis of issues peculiar to rural health and health care and contains important implications for the issue of how to sustain rural medical practices. more...