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Community Health Centers: A Vital and Stable Provider of Health Services to the Poor and Underserved
Following an overview of community health centers, including more information about patients served, costs, and services provided, this study will examine the benefits of and threats to the community health center system, ...
What's Passed is Prologue: The Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or ACA), passed on March 23, 2010, is the most comprehensive U.S. healthcare reform legislature enacted since the passage of Medicaid and Medicare in 1965. The overarching ...
Disaster Aid in Pakistan: An Opportunity for Maternal and Child Health Reform
This paper first examines the health concerns in Pakistan before and after the 2010 flooding and then proposes a model for meeting Pakistan’s most severe health needs. The model emphasizes supporting the goals and requirements ...
The HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Poverty: A Human Perspective
The three countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Jamaica) bear testamony to the importance of the health system and provided real world examples of how the AIDS epidemic exploits a nation’s shortcomings on a variety of ...