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Epidemic Politics in Contemporary Vietnam Public Health and the State

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ISBN-10: 075563621X

ISBN-13: 9780755636211

Edition: N/A

Authors: Martha Lincoln

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Through a tumultuous 20th-century period of revolution and foreign wars, Vietnam's public health system was praised by international observers as a "bright light in an epidemiologically dark world," standing out for its accomplishments in infectious disease control. Since the country's transition to a "market economy with socialist orientation" in the mid-1980s, however, some of these achievements have been reversed as the "renovation" of national systems for welfare and health leaves gaps in the social safety net. A series of cholera outbreaks that spread through Northern Vietnam in 2007-2010 revealed the paradoxes, contradictions, and challenges that Vietnam faces in its post-transition…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 6/29/2023
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.48" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English