Your Pocket Is What Cures You: The Politics of Health in Senegal

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In the wake of structural adjustment programs in the 1980s and health reforms in the 1990s, the majority of sub-Saharan African governments spend less than ten dollars per capita on health annually, and many Africans have limited access to basic medical care. Using a community-level approach, anthropologist Ellen E. Foley analyzes the implementation of global health policies and how they become intertwined with existing social and political inequalities in Senegal. Your Pocket Is What Cures You examines qualitative shifts ...

Your Pocket Is What Cures You: The Politics of Health in Senegal 2009, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813546681

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Your Pocket Is What Cures You: The Politics of Health in Senegal 2009, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813546674

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