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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Barbara Prainsack This new way of thinking about health and disease has tangible implications for when and how health-care interventions are set in motion—and for how people are expected to manage their lives. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
Current History (2016) 115 (781): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... University of California Ruth Prince Africa Kenya Uganda HIV/AIDS malaria Ebola disease public health-care systems Gates Foundation World Health Organization International Monetary Fund nongovernmental organizations During the past 10 years, the scaling up of access to lifesaving...
Current History (2015) 114 (769): 49–55.
Published: 01 February 2015
... level. However, the global recession of 2009 revealed considerable weakness in this economic model, hitting Venezuela harder than other countries in the region and other oil-exporting nations world- wide. Venezuela suffered from Dutch disease, the process whereby extraordinary foreign cur- rency...
Current History (2010) 109 (729): 288–294.
Published: 01 October 2010
... deaths in urbanized, literate Russia today accrue not from infectious but rather chronic, non-communicable diseases: heart disease, cancers, stroke-inducing cerebrovascular disease, and the like. But this is where the similarity ends. In all those other plac- es, death rates from chronic diseases are low...