TITLE

Polish health care morphs into new system at breakneck speed

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/99, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Poland's capitalism and free market principles concerning health care. How the changes have affected the people of Poland and the dissatisfaction of medical personnel; End of widespread corruption and unsanitary conditions for patients; Pros and cons of the health care system.
ACCESSION #
2291190

 

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