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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Gisele Maynard-Tucker is research scholar at the Center for the Study of Women at University of California, Los Angeles. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 60.00
"Each chapter depicts nurses facing and overcoming a multitude of challenges as they addressed the medical needs of rural Americans. Because of their spirit of acceptance and community cooperation, their outcomes were remarkable: fully immunized communities, a decrease in mortality rates, statewide health policy implementation, and growth in community... 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 Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Bangladesh is undergoing a double transitiondemographic and epidemiological. Increasing life expectancy and declining fertility entail a demographic transition fueling a shift in the disease burden toward noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). Yet due to absence of a robust routine health information system in the country, it is hard to accurately... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...