A Medical History of Hong Kong

A Medical History of Hong Kong 1942-2015

Hardback (30 Jan 2020) | English

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To know where we are going, we must also know where we came from.This book gives an account of Hong Kong's medical and health development from the Second World War to the present day, investigates how medical and health services grew and adapted as Hong Kong's political and the socio-economic landscape—and the world beyond it—changed, and continued changing. The author is a clinician-scientist rather than a social scientist, her writing is therefore based on her first-hand knowledge of the changes in the Hong Kong medical and healthcare scene during the period 1942-2015, and the book has also been enriched by her meticulous research via the archives of available government publications, other literature, and media reports.This book is a sequel to A Medical History of Hong Kong: 1842-1941.

Book information

ISBN: 9789882370852
Publisher: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
Imprint: The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 704g
Height: 161mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 25mm