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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 789–791.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Vivian Lin Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Health Governance, Migrant Labor, and International Health Crises . Edited by Anoma Van Der Veere , Florian Schneider , and Catherine Lo . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2022 . 272 pp. ISBN...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 579–588.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Mary Augusta Brazelton Abstract Public health in China has become a global concern as a consequence of the outbreak and worldwide spread of COVID-19. This article examines the historical place of China in international and global health. Contrary to prevalent narratives in the history of medicine...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 459–460.
Published: 01 May 1999
... the position of marginality in which one is liminal or invisible. As an eminent medical anthropologist and physician, Arthur Kleinman has made significant contributions (noted in the appendix) as well as expanded institutional discourses by rethinking practices in related areas such as international health...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 659–660.
Published: 01 May 1986
... concerning their health care? Although Rifkin does not probe deeply into these questions, she provides evidence for the reader to do so. The book would be a valuable resource for international health courses and managers of domestic and international health programs if its cost were lower. PENNY VAN ESTERIK...
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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 (2004) 63 (2): 548–549.
Published: 01 May 2004
... qualitative database of local culture, traditional knowledge, and practice against a backdrop of social political in uences. The book purports to be required reading for international health workers in Vietnam and beyond. As a human-health researcher involved in studies of other Asian cultures, infectious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 621–631.
Published: 01 August 2020
... people, though deaths so far have been concentrated among poorer people in rich countries. Consequently, the pandemic's implications look very different at the local, subnational, and international levels—although at all levels, they thus far reflect accelerations of preexisting trends more than new...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 457–459.
Published: 01 May 1999
... in related areas such as international health, bioethics, and health policies. Rather than retaining binaries between eastern and western medicine, chapter 2 addresses the concept of biomedicine as a hegemonic and global system of knowledge based on dualistic notions of the mind and body, pathogenesis...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 237–238.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... 13). Second, Europeans regarded Indies physicians as overly ambitious mimics who had forgotten their place in colonial society and harbored a forthright hostility toward them. Third, at the turn of the twentieth century, new international organizations began to address the health-related issues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 544–548.
Published: 01 May 2004
... political in uences. The book purports to be required reading for international health workers in Vietnam and beyond. As a human-health researcher involved in studies of other Asian cultures, infectious disease, and medical practices, I was eager to review the details gleaned from years of personal contacts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 896–898.
Published: 01 August 1999
... participate in international health classes, nutrition programs, and Christian evangelical medical clinics. Kwiatkowski argues that these programs (e.g., the Peace Corps/Philippine government Rural Health Units, Catholic Relief Services, UNICEF/Philippine government maternal childcare programs, Evangelical...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 628–629.
Published: 01 August 1956
... than on actual field studies. The agencies are both private and official in character, including the American Friends Service Committee, the International Health Board of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Specialized Agencies of the UN, the former occupation agencies in Japan, and the Joint Commission...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 894–896.
Published: 01 August 1999
... women living in a highly militarized zone (the Cordillera Central mountain range of Northern Luzon), who participate in international health classes, nutrition programs, and Christian evangelical medical clinics. Kwiatkowski argues that these programs (e.g., the Peace Corps/Philippine government Rural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and offers far more possibilities than imagined. The power of ethnographic understanding is presented as never objective, but always transpersonal such that concerns of international health might be better located in human perspectives that can be multiply situated rather than in solely institutional terms...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1945) 4 (2): 148–157.
Published: 01 February 1945
... Commission . International Journal of Leprosy , 1935 , Vol. 3 , pp. 389 – 442 . Dunham G. C. , “ Leprosy in the Philippine Islands .” Am. J. Pub. Health , 1936 . Vol. 26 , pp. 27 – 29 . Reorganization Act of 1932. Act No. 4007, December 5, 1932 . Memorandum order outlining...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (5): 98–104.
Published: 01 September 1968
... in international health) 3232. CHANG, WEI-PENN. Les rapports entre l'accroissement demographique et le developpement economique sur l'example de Formose. [n.p.] 1967. 132 p. These Universite de Fribourg (Suisse) 3233. CHINA. HSING CHENG YUAN. KUNG YEH FA CHAN T'OU TZU HSIAO TSU. Statute for encouragement...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Committee on International Health Relations , eds. Folke Sjöqvist and Malcolm Tottie , 147 –63. New York : Raven Press . “ Hiropon ka issō e ” [Towards eradicating the hiropon crisis]. 1955 . In “Hiropon,” special issue, Ifu 9 ( 2 ):9. Hirose Masaki . 1955 . “ Mansei kakuseizai...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 301–322.
Published: 01 May 1996
..." (1992, v). However genuine the Mahatma's surprise may have been, it forces one to recognize the inherently public, missionary nature of his advocacy for national and, indeed, international health. Even though many of Gandhi's experiments were conducted on himself, many more were implemented as what...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 520–522.
Published: 01 May 1999
... policy for English readers. What he created is not traditional diplomatic history; little of the decisions and negotiations attending war and peace is to be found in this volume. Instead, Iriye attempts to explain Japan's international behavior by probing "the mental universe in which the Japanese people...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 572–576.
Published: 01 May 1979
.... xvi, 803 pp. Index, Tables. $11.00 (cloth). This book is the product of a conference held in 1974, sponsored by the University of Washington and the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health. The thirty-three participants included eleven anthropologists, nine M.D.'s specializing...