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Current History. 2019; 118810285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.285
Published: 01 October 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Ukraine drugs HIV/AIDS public health civil war We speak of the deserving poor as peo-ple who, through no fault of their own, have fallen on hard times and merit as- sistance to help them climb...
Current History. 2019; 118807123–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.123
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal of...
Current History. 2019; 118807130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.130
Published: 01 April 2019
... globalization nongovernmental organizations microfinance health care employment natural disasters 130 Few big countries . . . have had their fortunes so profoundly shaped by a weak position in the global system. Made in Bangladesh: Homegrown Development in a Global Economy NAOMI HOSSAIN In less...
Current History. 2019; 11880411–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.804.11
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. 2018; 117802310–314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.310
Published: 01 November 2018
...Aaron Reeves [S]hort-term policy changes can have long-term effects on the health and well-being of the population. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Aaron Reeves Great Recession financial crisis public health life...
Current History. 2017; 116790170–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.170
Published: 01 May 2017
... Sanyu Mojola HIV AIDS Africa South Africa antiretroviral therapy foreign aid Uganda Zimbabwe sex marriage homosexuality public health 170 Many African countries are still a long way from being able to sustain their own prevention and treatment efforts, and continued momentum is...
Current History. 2017; 11678749–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.787.49
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jennifer Pribble The challenge for Chile is to ensure that policy making and governance are democratized further. Jennifer Pribble Chile Augusto Pinochet dictatorship democracy neoliberalism privatization vouchers health care pensions education policy trade protests inequality...
Current History. 2016; 115781163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.163
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ruth J. Prince The power to set agendas, priorities, and approaches lies largely in the hands of external donors, removing African governments from policy making in areas concerning the health-care needs of their citizens. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
Current History. 2015; 114772177–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.772.177
Published: 01 May 2015
... University of California Mary Moran Africa Liberia Ebola epidemic Ellen Johnson Sirleaf African politics health care corruption 177 With each promise of more foreign aid by multilateral donors, the general public assumed that the nation s elites would grow richer while ordinary people...
Current History. 2014; 11375943–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.759.43
Published: 01 January 2014
...Nicholas Eberstadt Our species has freed itself from formerly binding demographic patterns and limits. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Nicholas Eberstadt global population growth demographic decline health education...
Current History. 2013; 112753137–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.753.137
Published: 01 April 2013
...Roberto Zagha Inequality in India could be much more efficiently reduced through reforms that shrink the costly system of transfers, increase the role of markets in resource allocation, expand infrastructure investments, and improve the delivery of education and health care. © 2013 Current...
Current History. 2013; 11275020–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.750.20
Published: 01 January 2013
... poor individuals. Recent studies give some indication of the magnitude of these prob- lems and ideas about what needs to be done. In particular, improving health care is critical for preventing future poverty. Simultaneously, invest- ments must be made in education, infrastructure, and information...
Current History. 2012; 111745194–197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.745.194
Published: 01 May 2012
...Jessica Piombo Supporting shady regimes for security reasons can overshadow the actions America takes across the continent to aid democracy, human rights, development, and public health. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Jessica...
Current History. 2012; 111743112–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.743.112
Published: 01 March 2012
... state immigration crime education health care women demographic 112 What concerns social scientists, of course, is the question of who will support an aging population legally entitled to lifelong social security. Sweden s Welfare State at a Turning Point FreDerick hale Sweden during the...
Current History. 2012; 11174243–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.742.43
Published: 01 February 2012
... limited but still significant changes in pension, fiscal, and energy policies, near-universal health care coverage, macroeco- nomic stability despite a volatile international economic climate, and real advances in the fight against organized crime. Still, it would be hard to argue that his presi- dency...
Current History. 2002; 101657344–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2002.101.657.344
Published: 01 October 2002
...David E. Powell The depopulation of Russia seems destined to worsen in the coming years, with major implications for the military, the workforce, personal and societal health, and even national security. … If current trends continue, Russians may find themselves on the endangered species list...