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Public health and national reconstruction in post-war Asia : international influences, local transformations / edited by Liping Bu and Ka-che Yip.

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London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015.

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xiii, 204 pages ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


1 Introduction: National Health, International Interests -- 2 Transition to Decolonization: The Search for a Health Policy in Post-war Hong Kong, 1945-85 -- 3 The Patriotic Health Movement and China's Socialist Reconstruction: Fighting Disease and Transforming Society, 1950-80 -- 4 Diseases, Peasants, and Nation-Building in Rural China: Social Conformity, Institutional Strengthening, and Political Indoctrination -- 5 Learning from the Soviet Union: Pavlovian Influence on Chinese Medicine, 1950s -- 6 Public Health and People's Health: Contrasting the Paths of Healthcare Systems in South and North Korea, 1945-60 -- 7 Impact of Government-Foundation Cooperation: Health Care System Development in Post-war Japan -- 8 Medicine, Philanthropy, and Nationhood: Tensions of Different Visions in India -- 9 The Campaign Against the Big Four Endemic Diseases and Indonesia's Engagement with the WHO during the Cold War 1950s -- 10 A Promise of Desire: On the Politics of Health Care and Moral Discourse in Thailand, 1950-2010.


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