Community development and its impact on health : South Asian experience

Hossain, S. M. Moazzem, Bhuiya, Abbas, Khan, Alia and Uhaa, Iyorlumun (2004) Community development and its impact on health : South Asian experience. British Medical Journal, 328 (7443). pp. 830-833. ISSN 0959-8138

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7443.830

Abstract

Most South Asian governments have concentrated on emulating a Western style of healthcare service, with the result that an elite few are overmedicalised whereas the majority are neglected. However, community participation in the development of local health services could provide a solution.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Key role in producing this paper based on 25 years of professional experience in the field of community health research, much of it in the South Asia region
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public health, South Asia
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
L400 Social Policy
T300 South Asian studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Geography
Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 07 May 2008 11:45
Last Modified: 10 May 2017 17:01
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/156

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