Poverty and Health

Isacson, Peter
December 1974
New Republic;12/14/74, Vol. 171 Issue 24, p15
Focuses on the association between lack of medical care and poor health. Comparison between the infant death rate in America and that in 14 other countries; Analysis of the factors associated with infant mortality; Influence of health care on infant mortality; Comparison between primary prevention and secondary prevention of diseases; Discussion of poverty and health in Africa; Lack of a health system capable of delivering medical care to every citizen.


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