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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Roger Jeffery Primary Health Care and Traditional Practitioners . By D. N. Kakar . New Delhi : Sterling Publishers , 1988 . xiv, 195 pp. Rs 125.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1990 1990 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 183 Much anthropological literature...
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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 (1990) 49 (1): 184–185.
Published: 01 February 1990
... concludes by making proposals for policy reform, stressing the potential role of unqualified practitioners in primary health care. Specifically he argues for a realistic approach to the fact that these practitioners supply up to 75 percent of all primary health care in rural India. As he says, it is better...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 659–660.
Published: 01 May 1986
... to help health planners manage and evaluate programs based on that vague phrase, "community participation." Its strength lies in its clear presentation of concepts, such as community participation and primary health care, and their historical development. Despite a somewhat simplistic writing style...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 522–523.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to produce a convincing portrait of a complex process. The book is a timely contribution to medicine, as well. The now infamous health care financing crisis in the United States has led to a renewed interest in primary health care and preventive medicine. The case at hand is rich in examples...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (1): 265–266.
Published: 01 February 2004
... discourses on health which coexist in Whittaker s study communities: indigenous health beliefs based on spirits and humoral balance and an allopathic (cosmopolitan or Western ) medical system which was introduced by the Thai government through the establishment of a system of hospitals and primary health...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 1153–1155.
Published: 01 November 1997
... planning center at the village level in "Posyandu [Pos Pelayanan Terpadu]: Theory and Practice." Such centers, started in 1985, combine primary health care and family planning services with community participation in the form of Village Health Worker volunteers. The services of such a center are designated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 1151–1153.
Published: 01 November 1997
... constitute the section on present-day health care. Nathalie Kollmann and Corrie van Veggel analyze the actual operation of an integrated health and family planning center at the village level in "Posyandu [Pos Pelayanan Terpadu]: Theory and Practice." Such centers, started in 1985, combine primary health...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 884–885.
Published: 01 November 1991
... Foundation (BAIF) in India. Fazle Abed, an accountant by training, is commended for establishing the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) which organized rural institutions including education (literacy programs) and primary health care following its initial flood rehabilitation programs. Muhammad...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 520–522.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to medicine, as well. The now infamous health care financing crisis in the United States has led to a renewed interest in primary health care and preventive medicine. The case at hand is rich in examples of the difficulties this approach faces: the professional medical culture is heavily curative in outlook...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1338–1339.
Published: 01 November 1994
... advances in family planning, primary health care, education, and self-sufficiency in rice production. At the same time, Vatikiotis exposes ideological conformity, egregious abuses of human rights, the brutal annexation of East Timor, and blatant corruption among Suharto's closest allies and his own family...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 November 1991
... for the development of a hospital named Gonoshasthaya Kendra geared to the specific needs of rural Bangladeshis. Prawase Wasi, also a doctor, created a system of indigenous medical and health care for rural Thai. As a Japanese scientist, Jiro Kawakita focused on the appropriate technology needs of Nepalese hill...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 182–183.
Published: 01 February 1990
... peoples will learn about a heretofore neglected group. Although the reader might sometimes wish for a more elaborate analysis, the book is a workmanlike ethnography of the Dhund of Murree district. GREGORY C. KOZLOWSKI DePaul University Primary Health Care and Traditional Practitioners. By D. N . KAKAR...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 780–781.
Published: 01 August 2020
... excavates the roles and experience of women in the emerging disciplines and professions of biomedicine and what can be broadly defined as health care sciences, including the domestic sciences, nursing, and gynecology. The book's special emphasis is on delineating the efforts of Korean women in shaping...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 311–338.
Published: 01 August 2023
... shaped both daily practices and state policies from the height of socialist construction to the present period. At the height of socialist construction in Vietnam, contrary the common assertion of the universal access to free childcare, education, and health care (see, e.g., London 2011b : 70, 72...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 988–990.
Published: 01 November 2019
... research on local materia medica that could more readily combat common diseases (p. 109). This investment would lay the groundwork for modern Philippine public health. The notion of “accretion” gains its greatest traction in this chapter. Though economic plants were of primary concern for the state...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 525–527.
Published: 01 May 1984
..., 251 pp. Appendixes, Notes, Bibliography, Index. $13.50. In the last decade, a number of studies of Chinas health care system have been written, in the main, by medical experts and social scientists who have visited China. Many of these visitors were interested in the Chinese system as an alternative...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (4): 1131–1133.
Published: 01 November 1999
... of the Japanese health care system. More details are in the author's Containing Health-Care Costs in Japan (University of Michigan Press, 1996) and in Aki Yoshikawa et al. (eds Health Economics ofJapan (University of Tokyo Press, 1996). The central issue is to explain Japan's high level of health at relatively...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 283–284.
Published: 01 February 1998
... of scientific knowledge. Manderson situates medical science, nutrition, and the culture of health care within the colonial enterprise and reflects on the integral relation of these attitudes and bodies of knowledge to the other colonial agendas of conquest, control, and profit. Her story is a dismal one. Rarely...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 248–253.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Erik Martinez Kuhonta Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism . By Joseph Harris . Ithaca, N.Y. : ILR Press , 2017 . xiv, 268 pp. ISBN: 9781501709968 (cloth). Democratizing Health Care: Welfare State Building in Korea and Thailand . By Illan...