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Author Palmer, Steven Paul
Title Launching global health : the Caribbean odyssey of the Rockefeller Foundation / Steven Palmer
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA441 P176 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001093616
Descript xi, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series The Conversations in medicine and society series
The conversations in medicine and society
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-282) and index
Migrant clinics and hookworm science : the peripheral origins of international health, 1840-1914 -- Launching global health -- Local material : social and political character of the missions -- The intensive method -- Laboratories of Creole modernity (or, The demon that turned into worms) -- Many missions
Subject Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Commission
World health
Public health -- Caribbean Area
Rockefeller Foundation. International Health Commission
Hookworm Infections -- prevention & control -- Central America
Hookworm Infections -- prevention & control -- Trinidad and Tobago
Communicable Disease Control -- history -- Central America
Communicable Disease Control -- history -- Trinidad and Tobago
International Cooperation -- history -- Central America
International Cooperation -- history -- Trinidad and Tobago
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