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Policy and Health: Implications for Development in Asia

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7244.1281/a (Published 06 May 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1281
  1. Michel Thuriaux, former medical officer (epidemiologist)
  1. Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

    John W Peabody, M Omar Rahman, Paul J Gertler, Joyce Mann, Donna O Farley, Jeff Luck

    Cambridge University Press, £30, pp 464

    ISBN 0 521 66164 1

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    Embedded Image Dramatic changes have occurred in the fields of economics and health in recent years—the AIDS crisis in particular has highlighted the interactions between the two. However, there are hardly any books and very few recent articles showing how policy that affects economics also affects health.

    This book's title suggests that it should be ideal reading for a politician or a senior health official trying to find out …

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