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- DescriptionPharmacy in Senegal explores the rise and expansion of pharmacies in Senegal in the 20th century. In Senegal, as in many African nations, the pharmacy is often the center of biomedical care, where pharmacists provide examinations and diagses and prescribe medicines. Donna A. Patterson tes that many pharmacists are women, which adds an important dimension to this story about medical training and the medical profession. In a health care landscape that includes traditional healers, herbalists, and Muslim healers, women pharmacists have become a mainstay of the local standard of care. Patterson provides a greater understanding of the role pharmacists play in bringing health care to the people they serve.
- Author BiographyDonna A. Patterson is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College.
- Author(s)Donna A. Patterson
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication20/01/2015
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Note7 b&w illus.
- Weight282 g
- Width3887 mm
- Height5817 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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