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Author Schneider, Suzanne D., 1973-

Title Mexican community health and the politics of health reform / Suzanne D. Schneider
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents The political economy of health in a Morelos town -- Mexico's national health system in historical context -- Challenges and constraints in municipal health care delivery -- Health-seeking dilemmas in Yautepec -- The roots of a popular health movement -- Tracing the trajectory of Yautepec health associations -- Teaching self- and community care -- Practitioners and patients in the dispensary -- Women's participation in perspective
Summary This very human study of emerging medical services in Morelos, Mexico, illustrates the variety of grassroot solutions to health care delivery in response to rising costs and restrictions on access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Community health services -- Mexico -- Yautepec (Morelos)
Health care reform -- Mexico -- Yautepec (Morelos)
Medical policy -- Mexico.
Delivery of Health Care.
Community Health Services.
Health Policy.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826348874 (electronic bk.)
9780826348876 (electronic bk.)