A study of institutional medicine, medical practice and health care in colonial Papua New Guinea.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.39(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; maps of Papua New Guinea; Introduction; Part I. The Rise and Fall of Tropical Medicine: 1. Pre-colonial health and disease; 2. The administration of public health; 3. Early colonial medical administration; 4. The political economy of health in Papua between the wars; 5. The political economy of health in New Guinea between the wars; 6. Medical education; 7. The Pacific War: the condition of the people; Part II. The Rise and Fall of the Great Campaigns: 8. Miracle drugs, new perceptions and the post-war Public Health Department; 9. The health campaigns; 10. Women and children last; 11. Health education; 12. A national health system; 13. Primary health care; 14. The past and the future; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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