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Title The Epidemiological Transition : Policy and Planning Implications for Developing Countries : Workshop Proceedings / James N. Gribble and Samuel H. Preston, editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1993.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : illustrations
Note "Workshop on the Policy and Planning Implications of the Epidemiological Transition in Developing Countries, was held November 20-22, 1991, at the National Academy of Sciences' Georgetown facility in Washington, D.C."--Page xi.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Shifts in the structure of population and deaths in less developed regions / Larry Heligman, Nancy Chen, and Ozer Babakol -- Mortality by cause, 1970 to 2015 / Rodolfo A. Bulatao -- Childhood precursors of adult morbidity and mortality in developing countries : implications for health programs / W. Henry Mosley and Ronald Gray -- Projecting morbidity and mortality in developing countries during adulthood / Kenneth G. Manton and Eric Stallard -- Health indices as a guide to health sector planning : a demographic critique / Samuel H. Preston -- Health policy issues in three Latin American countries : implications of the epidemiological transition / José Luis Bobadilla and Cristina de A. Possas -- Goals of the World Summit for Children and their implications for health policy in the 1990s / Anne R. Pebley -- Distributional implications of alternative strategic responses to the demographic-epidemiological transition : an initial inquiry / Davidson R. Gwatkin -- Health, government, and the poor : the case for the private sector / Nancy Birdsall and Estelle James -- Roles of women, families, and communities in preventing illness and providing health services in developing countries / John C. Caldwell and Pat Caldwell.
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Subject Epidemiology -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Health care rationing -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Health planning -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Health transition -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Population -- Statistics -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gribble, James N.
Preston, Samuel H.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.
Workshop on the Policy and Planning Implications of the Epidemiological Transition in Developing Countries (1991 : Washington, D.C.)
Other Form: Print version: Epidemiological transition. Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1993 (DLC) 93084592 (OCoLC)29705076
ISBN 0585273146 (electronic bk.)
9780585273143 (electronic bk.)
0309048307 (pbk.)
0309048397