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Poland

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The Republic of Poland is one of the most successful of the transition economies. In the 1990s, as Poland began its transformation into a market economy, a so-called “shock therapy” program reformed the entire system. With a per capita income of ...

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