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Rural populations

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View Resource National Rural Health Association

The antiquated image of the "old-time" family doctor traveling hundreds of miles to see patients widely dispersed across the rural landscape may remain in the minds of some persons, but the truth of the matter is that many persons in rural America have relatively little access to adequate health care. Advocating on the behalf of rural Americans (and their health) is the National Rural Health...

https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/
View Resource Beyond the City: The Rural Contribution to Development

The situation of rural communities in Latin America and the Caribbean is in some cases quite dire, and this report from the World Bank offers some timely commentary on the economic opportunities in these areas of the world. Released in February 2005, this 352-page report prepared by a team of researchers led by Guillermo Perry evaluates the effect of the rural sector on national growth, poverty...

http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/LACEXT/0,...