Table of contents for World health systems : challenges and perspectives / edited by Bruce J. Fried and Laura M. Gaydos.

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Part I Current Issues Facing Global Health Systems
1   The Nature and Etiology of Disease
2   Financing and Organization of National Health Systems
3   Primary Healthcare and Community Participation
Origins, Implementation, and the Future
Part II Profiled Countries
Introduction to the Countries
The Wealthy Countries
4   The United States of America
5   Argentina
6   Republic of Korea
7   Germany
8   Italy
9   France
10  Spain
11  Portugal
12  Israel
13  Canada

14 Japan
15 The United Kingdom
The Transitional Countries
16 Poland
17 The Russian Federation
18 Czech Republic
19 Hungary
20 China
21 Turkey
22 South Africa
23 Botswana
24 Brazil
25 Mexico
26 Cuba
27 Costa Rica
28 Jamaica
The Very Poor Countries
29 India
30  Nigeria
31 The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Glossary of Terms
About the Editors
About the Contributors.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: World health, Medical care Cross-cultural studies, Medicine Cross-cultural studies