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Health Work With the Poor A Health Worker"s Primer on Serving Low-Income Clients by Christie W. Kiefer

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Published by Rutgers University Press .
Written in English


  • Health systems & services,
  • Poverty,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Poor,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Social Science,
  • United States,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Social Work,
  • Human Services,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Medical care,
  • Medical personnel and patient

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8025654M
ISBN 100813527775
ISBN 109780813527772

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Get this from a library! Health work with the poor: a practical guide. [Christie W Kiefer] -- Brings home the meaning of poverty in people's lives as it examines both their access to--and their lack of--health care. It offers both health workers and activists a wealth of practical information. FDA developed this Employee Health and Personal Hygiene Handbook to encourage practices and behaviors that can help prevent food employees from spreading viruses and bacteria to food.   Partners In Health’s mission is to provide a “preferential option for the poor” in health care. The phrase—which means to make an option for poor people and to work on their behalf—is articulated in the liberation theology of Father Gustavo Gutiérrez, a Peruvian priest and longtime mentor and friend to PIH co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer.   AUTOMATING INEQUALITY How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor By Virginia Eubanks pp. St. Martin’s Press. $ Upper-middle-class professionals love data.

The poor and working classes have always lived in less healthy conditions than the rest of society. In the 19th-century cholera epidemics ravaged the slums of American cities. Book Reviews Health Care for the Poor and Uninsured: Strategies That Work Nellie P. Tate, PhD, and Kevin T. Kavanagh, MP, editors Ha worth Press, Hiiijjbamtoti, NT, , pp., $ THIS TEXT IS A COMPILATION OF PAPERS from the Second Annual Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Uninsured (). The book is intended for plan­. Chapter 5 focuses on examples of the stereotypes held by employers, often contradicting by the hard work and loyalty of their own employeers. Section One: Chapters Chapter one tells how the working poor are so often taken advantage of and abused by government bureaucracies, private businesses, public service providers, financial service providers, con artists, and employers sometimes. Book Review Military Health Systems Health Affairs Vol No.8 Reinhardt’s Final WorkAuthor: Jeff Goldsmith.

  Poor concentration is the inability to focus on a task. A person who is unable to concentrate is easy to be distracted. There are several factors . The core of Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s new book, Poor Economics, can be summed up by a single sentence in the foreword: “[W]e have to abandon the habit of reducing the poor to cartoon characters and take the time to really understand their lives, in all their complexity and richness.” The next plus pages do exactly that, describing and analyzing the choices that people. Workers in poor health are less productive; they also tend to leave work, meaning higher staff turnover. Mr Pfeffer is also critical of America’s work culture, in which firms are quicker than.   The Working Poor is one of my longest outstanding reviews, and in the interest of continuing my "review every book" streak, I'm going to hop back in time and say a few things. My remembrance has dulled slightly, but I still had a bunch of quotes saved, so this review will be heavy on extracts with minor commentary from me.4/5.