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Panama

  • By: Heather K. Michon
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Panama is located on a narrow strip of land that forms the geopolitical boundary between North and South America. The Panama Canal, bisecting the isthmus for 64 kilometers (40 miles)brought little prosperity to Panamanians as the canal was built on ...

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