Underdevelopment and Health Care in Africa the Ghanaian Experience
|Author: ||Quaye, Randolph|
This study examines, longitudinally, the nature and context of the health delivery system in Ghana from a political and economic perspective. An historical overview contextualizes the interconnections between the national economy, debt crisis, and health. It directly engages the literature of development and places medical practice in that specific context. By calling attention to the important connections between society, culture, environment and economic resources, this book offers strategies for overcoming ill health in Ghana through critical examination of issues of accessiblity, inequality and stratification in the health delivery systems in the developing world.