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Health and Development in Africa

International, Interdisciplinary Symposium 2-4 June 1982, University of Bayreuth


Peter Oberender, Hans-Jochen Diesfeld and Wolfgang Gitter

In order to account for the multiplicity of the development problem the interaction of health and development has been discussed at an international interdisciplinary symposium. Scholars from both humanities and sciences from the United States, Africa and Europe examined jointly economic and health problems not leaving apart cultural anthropological aspects.
Contents: Cultural identity and health - Case studies concerned with health and development - Systems of social security and public health in Africa - Planning and financing health services - Perspectives of health care in Africa.