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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

    Subjects:
  • 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

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8025654M
    ISBN 100813527775
    ISBN 109780813527772
    OCLC/WorldCa42295983


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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.

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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.

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On average, American adults spend nearly half of their waking hours at work.1 Where we work influences our health, not only by exposing us to physical conditionsFile Size: KB. Health Condition: Among the rural poor in Mexico, the incidence of preventable childhood and adult illnesses, poor reproductive outcomes (including low birth weight), and infant mortality are high - the result of unhygienic living conditions, poor nutrition, and social deprivation.

Intervention or Program: The Programa de Educacion, Salud y Alimentacion (Progresa) - now known as Oportunidades. Health Care for the Poor and Uninsured: Strategies That Work Nellie P.

Tate, PhD, and Kevin T. Kavanagh, MD, Editors Haworth Press, Binghamton, NYpp., $ This text is a compilation of papers from the Second Annual Conference on Health Care for the Poor and Uninsured ().

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We can all learn from both of them, just as they have learned by listening to the poor and oppressed. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University and cofounder of Partners In Health. His most recent book is In the Company of the Poor: Conversations with Dr.

Paul Farmer and Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez (Orbis Press). Being working poor means learning the hard way that investing in your future can actually make things tougher. Weatherly, who has a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in public health, is still paying off her six-digit student loan debt.

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