Health and Development

Synopsis

Health and Developmentpresents a broad and detailed description of the multifaceted aspects of health and development across the globe. Recession in the North and debt servicing in the South have reduced public expenditure on health and welfare. The links between regional, economic and environmental factors and the health of a population are becoming more pronounced. The contributors to this study, all authorities in their areas of research, examine issues at the forefront of health and development research: the effects of economic adjustment on health, especially for the po the potential for extending health services; the effects of environmental change on health; epidemiological chan socio-cultural factors in HIV/AIDS transmission; the use of traditional and community health care resources; and the health of women, children and the elderly.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • David R. Phillips
  • Yola Verhasselt
  • Graham Bentham
  • Sheena Asthana
  • B. Hyma
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1994