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Medicine in the United States and the Soviet Union

George A. Tabakov

Medicine in the United States and the Soviet Union

a comparative and critical study.

by George A. Tabakov

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Published by Christopher Pub. House in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR531 .T3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p.
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5858214M
      LC Control Number62020692
      OCLC/WorldCa899471

      Genre/Form: Classical Works History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sigerist, Henry E. (Henry Ernest), Medicine and health in the Soviet Union. By the 's, "the private practice of medicine was suppressed to an almost irreducible level" (Ryan, , p. 93). In contrast to the development of the medical profession in the United States and Europe, doctors in the Soviet Union were subjected to both low prestige and low pay.

      In addition, the Soviet Union detonated a hydrogen bomb in , a mere ten months after the United States. The space program was also part of Soviet pride. In October the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit; and in April , Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. The Arab-Israeli conflict cannot be properly understood without considering the larger context of the Cold War. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Israel's relationships with the United States and the Soviet Union from to , showing how the fledgling state had to manoeuvre between the two superpowers in order to survive.

      The basic difference between the Soviet Union and United States that led to cold war was the issue of human rights. The picture that reflects the desperate efforts of thousands of people moving from socialized states to Europe also contributed to start of the cold war.   In the United States, this problem still festers; the poor and much of the middle class remain without health care or insurance in the private system. The attempt to socialize medicine in the Soviet Union was specifically designed to combat the problem of medicine being available only to the wealthy of society.


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The Soviet Union detonated a hydrogen bomb ina mere ten months after the United States. Space exploration was also highly developed: in October the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit ; in April a Soviet cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, became the first man in space.

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