Contemporary Healthcare Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa: Social, Economic, and Cultural Perspectives (Hardcover)

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By Edward Nketiah-Amponsah (Editor), Oluwatoyin A. Odeku (Editor), Gloria Afful-Mensah (Contribution by)
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Description


Contemporary Healthcare Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa: Social, Economic, and Cultural Perspectives discusses contemporary healthcare issues in Sub-Saharan Africa to identify deficiencies in the system and provide workable recommendations for strengthening healthcare delivery on the continent. Contributors address topical issues such as drug quality, malaria control, health insurance, geriatric care, and the environment-health nexus. The contributors also study intimate partner violence and maternal-child health, food safety, prevalence of childhood tuberculosis, and cardiovascular diseases. This book provides in-depth analyses of current issues in Sub-Saharan Africa that blend theory and practice. The diverse group of contributors includes experts in clinical medicine, pharmacy, economics, anthropology, public health, and the social sciences.

About the Author


Nketiah-Amponsah, Edward (PhD) is associate professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Ghana. Odeku, Oluwatoyin A. (PhD) is professor of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology and the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781793633699
ISBN-10: 179363369X
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2021
Pages: 262
Language: English