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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 579–588.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and postwar establishment of the World Health Organization; Cold War medical diplomacy; and Chinese models of primary health care during the 1970s. These case studies together show that Chinese physicians and administrators helped shape concepts and practices of “global health” even before that term rose...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 639–662.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Amy Johnson Abstract Malaria eradication arrived in Nepal in the 1950s as part of a global initiative to make malarial landscapes available for land reclamation and universal settlement. This article situates period reports from World Health Organization personnel involved in the Nepal Malaria...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 277–279.
Published: 01 February 2008
... and International Monetary Fund, the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labor Organization, and the United Nations Committee Against Torture. She also has mini–case studies in her concluding chapter on the World Trade Organization and World Health Organization. Beyond Compliance: China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 August 2020
... capacity is organizational and political as well as technological. Having labs that sequence DNA matters, but so does having a World Health Organization and national health agencies, as well as communications networks that allow people to access many kinds of information (and, sadly, disinformation) from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 300–301.
Published: 01 February 2010
...), and voluntary donation. As Copeman reports, in recent years, the World Health Organization has promoted voluntary donation as the safest and most stable route. Paid donors, often from society's lowest socioeconomic rungs, tend to be disproportionately health compromised, while replacement donation lacks surety...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 569–577.
Published: 01 August 2020
... imagination remains much the same. Through international sanitary conferences (the ancestors of today's World Health Organization) from 1866 onward, attempts were made to bring British India to heel, to shame its sanitary shortcomings, and to establish a system of inspection and quarantine stations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 260–261.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of influenza. He draws on World Health Organization archives, interviews, and scientific literature in Chinese and English, as well as ethnographic fieldwork in Beijing and Jiangxi's Poyang Lake, a site where duck farming practices and the intersection of wild and domestic birds posed apparently ideal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of governance. Lin Yi-ping and Liu Shiyung revisit the public health campaigns against malaria in Taiwan, particularly Japanese efforts in the early twentieth century, and the war against mosquitoes in the 1950s and 1960s sponsored by America and the World Health Organization that involved island-wide DDT...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 979–980.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that China has played a crucial role in humanity's global fight against disease. In 1979, for example, the World Health Organization announced that smallpox had been eliminated—an achievement predicated on the elimination of the disease in the world's most populous country. A mere decade after its founding...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 789–791.
Published: 01 November 2023
...,” which assesses the interactions between agencies at national, regional, and global levels for infectious disease outbreaks; “Future of Global Health Governance in Asia,” focusing on the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in its attempt to envision future global health governance; “Domestic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 696–697.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the rural population had access to affordable health care; by 2000, out-of-pocket health expenditures accounted for 61 percent of the country's total health spending, which explains why, in 2000, China ranked 188 out of 191 countries in the World Health Organization's evaluation of fairness in health...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 763–764.
Published: 01 August 1991
... during the war, after which she remained with the State Department until 1949, serving as Chief of the Southeast Asian Branch of the Division of Research for the Far East. Subsequently, she was a consultant for the World Health Organization (1950-51) and Director of Research for the Institute 763 764...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11163041.
Published: 21 June 2024
... exa­mi­nes Eu­ro­pea­n- and Ameri­­ can-led att­empts to curt­ail the global spread of inf­ect­ious dis­eases. He traces those ef­forts from the ear­li­est International Sanitary Conferences in the 1850s through the re­peated reformulation of the rules un­der World Health Organization (WHO) aus­ pices...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 May 2006
... was unsuitable for human contact. Two thirds of China s cities fail to meet standards set by the World Health Organization for acceptable levels of total suspended particulates. Chapters 4 through 6 are really the greatest contribution of The River Runs Black, because here the institutional and governmental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1961) 20 (3): 403.
Published: 01 May 1961
...) is endemic in the area and second, the Philippine Government and the World Health Organization have cooperated to establish a Schistosomiasis Control Pilot Project near Palo. Coller and his associates undertook the fieldwork which is the basis for this report at the request of the Project. The stated aim...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (3): 706–708.
Published: 01 August 2005
... was constrained to bend to post-Westphalian imperatives in the court or perhaps the theater of international opinion. In the nal chapter, Fidler lucidly explore the implications of this post-Westphalian condition, worrying about the World Health Organization s ability to discipline sovereignty in the interests...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (3): 529–547.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of Malaya Press . Wilkinson R. J. 1959. A Malay-English Dictionary . London : MacMillan . World Health Organization . 1979 . Controlling the Smoking Epidemic: Report of the WHO Expert Committee on Smoking Control . N.p. : World Health Organization . Yule H. , and Burnell A. C...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 827–829.
Published: 01 August 2001
... argues, led to the World Health Organization and Asian states' neglect of HIV-prevention programs, creating the conditions for an HIV/AIDS epidemic in the region that might have been avoided. The two essays on Japan, while contributing to the "queering" ofJapanese studies, belie the diasporic intent...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 401–407.
Published: 01 May 2017
... .” Cultural Geographies 13 ( 4 ): 600 – 609 . WHO (World Health Organization) . 2014 . “7 Million Premature Deaths Annually Linked to Air Pollution.” http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2014/air-pollution/en/ (accessed March 25, 2014...
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Journal of Asian Studies 11163089.
Published: 21 June 2024
... I. R. White exa­mi­nes Eu­ro­pea­n- and Amer­i­ can-led att­empts to curt­ail the global spread of inf­ect­ious dis­eases. He traces those ef­forts from the ear­li­est International Sanitary Conferences in the 1850s through the re­peated reformulation of the rules un­der World Health Organization...