ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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1984 RIOTS-Layers of Guilt

analysts and historians of social medicine is that a country with a developing economy, a good agricultural base and a vibrant growing industrial and manufacturing sector will essay a transformation in its health picture. There will be a shift away from what were referred to (and still are in some quarters) as 'tropical diseases' to an increase in degenerative diseases. This is not only because the population grows older; the assumption is that diseases which are 'preventable' have been prevented, diseases for which there is a medicure are under control and there is sufficient 'health consciousness' to ensure that no ugly pathogens are allowed to get out of hand.

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