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The lives of community health workers : local labor and global health in urban Ethiopia / Kenneth Maes.

  • Maes, Kenneth
Date
2017
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.

Physical description

xv, 171 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents

Introduction -- The problems facing community health workers at the turn of Ethiopia's alicha millennium -- Becoming a community health worker: a biosocial and historical perspective -- Transformations -- Some assembly required: community health worker recruitment and basic training -- To care and to suffer: community health work amid unemployment and food insecurity -- Where there is no labor movement -- Conclusion: Recommendations for action and research.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-163) and index.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JOFS.18
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781611323603
  • 1611323606
  • 9781611323610
  • 1611323614