Depression and the Internationalization of Public Health

@inproceedings{Amrith2006DepressionAT,
  title={Depression and the Internationalization of Public Health},
  author={Sunil S. Amrith},
  year={2006}
}
  • Sunil S. Amrith
  • Published 2006
  • Business
  • This chapter is concerned with the constitution of an international discourse of public health in the 1930s, a discourse that wove previously fragmented experiments in medicine and sanitation across Asia into a more unified set of ideas and practices. While colonial public health efforts remained fragmented and touched a very small proportion of Asia’s populations, the language of rural public health brought together a somewhat unlikely range of visions on the fringes of colonial policy. Rural… CONTINUE READING
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