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A Doctor's Quest
A Doctor's Quest (Large Print)
The Struggle for Mother and Child Health Around the Globe
by Gretchen Roedde
Publisher Dundurn Press
Published on: 30 October 2017
Categories Biography & Autobiography
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Our Price: US$29.99
 

Volume(s): 1
Format Details: 16pt, Verdana
ISBN(s): 9781525263927
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About the Book
Dr. Gretchen Roedde tells the stories of the hopes of village women in the developing world struggling to give birth safely. A Doctor's Quest analyzes the slow progress in global maternal health, contrasting the affluence of the few with the precarious plight of the world's poorest.
About the Author
Gretchen Roedde has worked as a public health doctor for the past 25 years in the developing world, specializing in mother and child health and HIV/AIDS. She has worked for the United Nations Population Fund in Ghana and Papua New Guinea to assess and promote progress in maternal health. Dr. Roedde lives in Haileybury, Ontario. Dr. John Evans was the founding director of the Population, Health, and Nutrition Department of the World Bank; the former chair of the Board of Directors of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1987 to 1995; the founding dean of the McMaster University Medical School; and the president of the University of Toronto from 1972 to 1978. He remains active in work supporting non-governmental organizations in developing countries.
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