The Politics of International Health: The Children's Vaccine Initiative and the Struggle to Develop Vaccines for the Third World

The Politics of International Health: The Children's Vaccine Initiative and the Struggle to Develop Vaccines for the Third World

by William Muraskin

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ISBN-13: 9780791440001
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William Muraskin is Professor of Urban Studies at Queens College, City University of New York. He is the author of The War Against Hepatitis B: A History of the International Task Force on Hepatitis B Immunization and Middle Class Blacks in a White Society: Prince Hall Freemasonry in America.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Acknowledgments

List of Abbreviations

1. The Intellectual Origins of the Children's Vaccine Initiative

2. The Political Origins of the Children's Vaccine Initiative

3. The CVI Builds a Structure and Tries to Link the Public and Private Sectors

4. Can Quality Vaccines Be Produced in Asia?

5. A Coup against the World Health Organization is Proposed

6. The CVI Loses Its Fight to Remain Independent of WHO

Appendix. The International Vaccine Institute: A CVI Spin-off Pioneers a More Aggressive Path

Notes

Index

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