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Author International Conference on the History of Medicine in Southeast Asia (1st : 2006 : Siĕmréab, Cambodia)

Title Global movements, local concerns : medicine and health in Southeast Asia / edited by Laurence Monnais and Harold J. Cook
Published Singapore : NUS Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 290 pages) : illustrations
Contents Chapter 1. The real expedicion dela Vacuna and the Philippines, 1803-1807 / Thomas B. Colvin -- Chapter 2. The Nguyen initiative to acquire Vaccinia, 1820-1821 / C. Michele Thompson -- Chapter 3. Wats and worms : the activities of the Rockefeller Foundation's International Health Board in Southest Asia (1913-1940) / Liew Kai Khium -- Chapter 4. The 1937 Bandung Conference on Rural Hygiene : toward a new vision of healthcare? / Annick Guenel -- Chapter 5. Science, sex, and superstition : midwifery in 19th-century Philippines / Raquel A.G. Reyes -- Chapter 6. Dokter Djawa and Dukun : perceptions of indigenous Western-trained doctors about traditional healers in the Dutch East Indies around 1900 / Liesbeth Hesselink -- Chapter 7. Torn between economics, public health and Chinese Nationalism : the anti-opium campaign of Colonial Malaya, c.1890s-1941 / Ooi keat Gin -- Chapter 8. Hanoi in the time of Cholera : epidemic disease and racial power in the Colonial city / Michael G. Vann -- Chapter 9. HIV/AIDS epidemic and the politics of access to medicines in Thailand : a study of the health impact of globalization / Yu-Ling Huang -- Chapter 10. A revolutionary movement to bring traditional medicine back to the grassroots level : on the biopoliticization of herbal medicine in Vietnam / Ayo Wahlberg -- Chapter 11. Medicine and public health in Thai historiography : from an Elitist view to Counter-Hegemonic Discourse / Chatichai Muksong and Komatra Chuengsatiansup
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-275) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical care -- Southeast Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Medicine -- Southeast Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Public health -- Southeast Asia -- History -- Congresses.
Public Health -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
Asia, Southeastern -- epidemiology.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Harold John.
Monnais-Rousselot, Laurence.
ISBN 9789971696900 (electronic bk.)
9971696908 (electronic bk.)