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    DescriptionThis book takes a critical look at state of health affairs across the globe, giving information on poverty, health disparities, ethics and much more. Through the author's personal travels and observations, along with facts and figures on these subjects, the need for medical volunteering becomes even more enforced. The author works to explain the component "forces of disparity", including racism, sexism, history, trade, unequal economic growth, the problems of foreign aid, infectious disease/AIDS, and many other factors. Also included are inspirational in-depth profiles of seven exemplary health providers who have dedicated their lives to service.


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    Title
    Awakening Hippocrates
    Subtitle
    A Primer on Health, Poverty, and Global Service
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jr. Edward O'Neil, Foreword by M.D. Paul Farmer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 450
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 857 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781579477721
    ISBN 10: 1579477720
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MBP
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T General Subject: 510
    DC22: 362.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MED
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED035000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED106000
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: HC79.P6 O55 2006
    Thema V1.0: MBP
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    American Medical Association
    Imprint name
    American Medical Association
    Publication date
    01 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago