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Suffering and Smiling: A Diagnosis of African Impoverishment

Sterling Johnson

Published by University Press of America
ISBN 10: 0761843515 / ISBN 13: 9780761843511
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Title: Suffering and Smiling: A Diagnosis of ...

Publisher: University Press of America

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Paperback. 552 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 6.0in. x 1.3in.Suffering and Smiling is an examination of the myriad challenges of impoverishment facing Africa and Africans in the new millennium. Selected African states and institutions are examined using the patient-physician relationship and the various systems of the human body as models. The major diseases and maladies and the impact of HIVAIDS are examined as well as the challenges to the continents cardiovascular system (educational), nutritional needs (food and nutrition), skeletal system (infrastructure), respiratory system (resource use), and autoimmune system (police and military systems). The Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe are individually diagnosed. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780761843511

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Synopsis: Suffering and Smiling is an examination of the myriad challenges of impoverishment facing Africa and Africans in the new millennium. Selected African states and institutions are examined using the patient-physician relationship and the various systems of the human body as models. The major diseases and maladies and the impact of HIV/AIDS are examined as well as the challenges to the continent's cardiovascular system (educational), nutritional needs (food and nutrition), skeletal system (infrastructure), respiratory system (resource use), and autoimmune system (police and military systems). The Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe are individually diagnosed.

About the Author: Sterling Johnson is a Professor of Political Science at Central Michigan University. A former Foreign Service officer, Professor Johnson teaches courses in African Politics, International Law, International Politics, and U.S. Foreign Policy. Dr. Michael Johnson is a missionary surgeon with the World Gospel Mission and has served in Kenya for over twenty years. Lawrence Poree, M.D., Ph.D., D.PH., is a neuro-surgeon specializing in pain control.

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