Perspectives in Health
The magazine of the Pan American Health Organization -- Volume 3, Number 1, 1998.


  • Lives Saved, Smiles Gained By Roberta Okey
    Because today's children are the citizens of tomorrow's world, their survival, protection, and development are the prerequisite for the future development of humanity.
  • Telemedicine Meets The Global Village By Daniel Epstein and Richard L. Vernaci
    Modern telecommunications and computer technologies are revolutionizing the practice of medicine and providing the public health field with new opportunities for action.
  • Unmasking a Stealthy Killer By Jonathan Leonard
    The sixth leading cause of death in the Americas, diabetes is now capturing the attention of national governments and spurring Hemispheric action.
  • Kallawayas: The Nomadic Medicine Men of Bolivia By Debbie Becht
    As icons of the past and harbingers for the future, these traveling herbalists bring ancient wisdom to a modern age.

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