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The Epidemiological transition : policy and planning implications for developing countries : workshop proceedings / James N. Gribble and Samuel H. Preston, editors.

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Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1993.

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xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


"Workshop on the Policy and Planning Implications of the Epidemiological Transition in Developing Countries, was held November 20-22, 1991, at the National Academy of Sciences' Georgetown facility in Washington, D.C."--P. xi.

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Includes bibliographical references.


Shifts in the structure of population and deaths in less developed regions / Larry Heligman, Nancy Chen, and Ozer Babakol -- Mortality by cause, 1970 to 2015 / Rodolfo A. Bulatao -- Childhood precursors of adult morbidity and mortality in developing countries : implications for health programs / W. Henry Mosley and Ronald Gray -- Projecting morbidity and mortality in developing countries during adulthood / Kenneth G. Manton and Eric Stallard -- Health indices as a guide to health sector planning : a demographic critique / Samuel H. Preston -- Health policy issues in three Latin American countries : implications of the epidemiological transition / José Luis Bobadilla and Cristina de A. Possas -- Goals of the World Summit for Children and their implications for health policy in the 1990s / Anne R. Pebley.
Distributional implications of alternative strategic responses to the demographic-epidemiological transition : an initial inquiry / Davidson R. Gwatkin -- Health, government, and the poor : the case for the private sector / Nancy Birdsall and Estelle James -- Roles of women, families, and communities in preventing illness and providing health services in developing countries / John C. Caldwell and Pat Caldwell.


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