African response to the global philosophy of action for health.

  • 121 Pages
  • 2.34 MB
  • English
Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), World Health Organization , Brazzaville [Congo]
World Health Organization., Public health -- Africa., Health planning -- Af



SeriesAFRO technical papers ;, no. 18
LC ClassificationsRA545 .M34 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p., [22] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2902877M
LC Control Number84131532

African response to the global philosophy of action for health. Brazzaville [Congo]: Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), World Health Organization, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All.

Recent years have witnessed an upsurge in global health emergencies—from SARS to pandemic influenza to Ebola to Zika. Each of these occurrences has sparked calls for improved health.

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Rebecca Martin, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Global Health (CGH) at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr Martin has worked both domestically and internationally.

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African philosophy is an established tradition of philosophy. Though modern African philosophy may lack what Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze notes-with a tinge of regret-as "historical distance," it has Author: Helen Lauer. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. This part of the book focuses on the philosophy in Africa and African Diaspora.

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