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Susan B. Meister

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Chapter 14: Community Infrastructures: Principles and Strategies for Improving Child Health Services

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Community Infrastructures: Principles and Strategies for Improving Child Health Services
Community infrastructures: Principles and strategies for improving child health services
Susan B.Meister

Child health professionals have always tried to meet two goals: to provide the best possible care for individual children and their families and to promote improvements in the programs and policies that affect child health care in their communities. Today, we are trying to do so in a context that is full of contradictions.

Much has been accomplished in improving child health, and yet over 20% of our children live in poverty. Much has been learned about the organization and financing of care, and yet little is known about the effects of managed care on children. Much has been learned about the interaction between social, economic, ...

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