Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Caring for Them from Birth to Death: The Practice of Community-Based Cuban Medicine
Foyalty 240

Caring for Them from Birth to Death: The Practice of Community-Based Cuban Medicine (Hardback)

£80.00
Usually despatched within 3 weeks.

Synopsis

This study examines Cuba's medical system from the inside out and illuminates what the numbers cannot-how the system works and what Cuban life is like. Through qualitative interviews and participant observation, the everyday realities of the Cuban experience are revealed and through them, the values and ideologies of the revolution. This book shows how universal access to medical services can make the difference in the lives of poor people. Cuba does more than provide free services however; it has redefined what medicine is and what doctors and nurses can be. This work deepens the scholarship on Cuban medicine. It is the first to focus solely on the community based primary care system-Comprehensive Family Medicine and its activist health care professionals-the family doctors and nurses. Caring for Them from Birth to Death is based on interviews and observations conducted in the field over three years in Cuba. The book challenges assumptions about the health of poor populations and demonstrates the global importance of the Cuban model.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issues Publisher: Lexington Books Publication Date: 07/02/2008 ISBN-13: 9780739118276  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 3 weeks. Add to Basket

Christina Perez is assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Dominican University.

More books by Christina Perez

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery Free Free 3-5 Days
UK First Class £3.75 £0.00 1-2 Days
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop Free Free From 2 hours
Click and Collect Free Free From 2 hours - Individual item delivery times given at checkout
UK Courier £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Network-based Proteomics
(Hardback)
Wilson Wen Bin Goh; Limsoon Wong
 
 
£110.00
 
National Clinical Mental Health...
(Paperback)
Sandra Fitzgerald; Julie Chronister
 
 
£62.95
 
Navigating Life with Peripheral...
(Paperback)
Oxford Editor
 
 
£12.99
 
Systems Engineering Approaches to...
(Hardback)
Grant T. Savage; Mattia J. Gilmarti
 
 
£7.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close