ERIC Number: EJ886797
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Hearing the Cries of the Poor: Healthcare as Human Response
Robinson, Adam M., Jr.
Journal of Research Administration, v41 n2 p38-44 Spr 2010
The keynote address of Vice Admiral Adam Robinson, Surgeon General of the United States Navy, summarizes the integration of healthcare humanitarian assistance as central to the Navy's mission of defending and promoting world peace. Citing various examples of current programs and initiatives, the address explores the critical place of human hope as central to the fundamental act of healthcare. In this respect, the keynote gives visible expression to the central metaphor of the conference itself, "Retrieving the Human Face of Science."
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Poverty, Military Service, Peace, World Problems, Social Values, Medical Services
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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