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Title The health of nations : medicine, disease, and development in the Third World / edited by B. Folasade Iyun, Yola Verhasselt, J. Anthony Hellen
Published Aldershot ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Avebury, [1995]


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Description xx, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Beyond health care delivery in Africa / Akin L Mabogunje (16 p.). -- Health consequence of environmental changes / Susana I. Curto de Casas (2 p.). -- Global distribution of American pathogenic complexes / Susan I. Curto de Casas (12 p.). -- Medico-geographical aspects of farming in Africa / S.M Malkhazova (8 p.). -- Effects of rural development on the decline of endemic disease incidence in Se-deficient areas in China / Tan Jian'an (12 p.). -- Water supply and guinea worm disease in O.C.C.G.E. countries / Gustave Yameogo (6 p.). -- Urbanization and health / Rais Akhtar (2 p.). -- Urban environment health and physical planning / Layi Egunjobi (8 p.)
Tourist health and tourist medicine in the tropics / J. Anthony Hellen (24 p.). -- Lifestyle and cardiovascular disease / O.O Akinkugbe (8 p.). -- Women and health / B. Folasade Iyun (2 p.). -- Agricultural development projects and women's quality of life in Nigeria / Adedoyin Soyibo (14 p.). -- Child health in Ondo state / Elizabeth Omoluabi (14 p.). -- Current adjustment patterns of elderly Yoruba women and their health implications / I. Bola Udegbe (8 p.). -- Health care provision in a Third World context / Elizabeth M Thomas-Hope (2 p.). -- Prescription for chldhood watery diarrhoea in Nigeria / U.A Igun (8 p.). -- Primary health care and consumer behaviour in Kingston, Jamaica / Elizabeth M Thomas-Hope (10 p.). -- The population of mentally disadvantaged in Nigeria / E.A Emeke (11 p.). -- Prevention of communicable diseases / Dora Shehu (34 p.). -- Promoting rational drug use in developing countries / Richard O Laing (8 p.). -- Drug use in rural and urban Nepal / Kumud K Kafle (6 p.). -- Awareness and acceptability of the essential drugs list by doctors / A.F.B Mabadeje (8 p.)
Urban health hazards in Strinagar, India / Rais Akhtar (12 p.). -- Environmental health in low income settlements / Y.A.D.S Wanasinghe (14 p.). -- Housing and health characteristics / Tunde Agbola (12 p.). -- Transportation and health in the context of sustainable development / Olabode O Alokan (12 p.). -- Changing lifestyles / J. Anthony Hellen (4 p.). -- Geopsychiatric problems in developing countries / Daniel Dory (8 p.). -- Health status and risk factors research in two East Asian populations / Peter M Foggin (6 p.). -- Cardiac morbidity in Nigerian society / B. Folasade Iyun (14 p.)
Notes The outcome of a conference held at the University of Ibadan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental health -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Medical care -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Public health -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
World health -- Congresses.
Global Health.
Developing Countries.
Global Health.
Developing Countries.
Developing countries -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Hellen, J. A. (John A.)
Iyun, B. Folasade.
Verhasselt, Yola.
LC no. 94003754
ISBN 1856289222