South Africa's early experiment in social medicine: its pioneers and politics.

@article{Marks1997SouthAE,
  title={South Africa's early experiment in social medicine: its pioneers and politics.},
  author={Shayna Marks},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={452-9}
}
  • Shayna Marks
  • Published 1997 in American journal of public health
The election of a democratic, nonracial government in South Africa has moved the health needs of the majority of the population to center stage. In the search for precedents, health policymakers have turned to South Africa's pioneering of health centers and social medicine in the 1940s. This paper looks at the intellectual context in which these ideas were… CONTINUE READING