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This symposium addresses itself to "second-order effects of industrial growth on health" Although there is some discussion on "first-order effects" on occupational health, particularly from legislative and regulatory standpoints, major emphasis is directed to broad socioeconomic and political considerations, with particular recognition of differences between developed and lesser-developed countries. These differences are well illustrated by a range of experiences within Asia.
The symposium also examines the growing impact of industrialization and occupational disease on needs for delivery of health care. There is recognition of differences in scales of needs, depending on social priorities and expectations, apart from the availability of
Health and Industrial Growth.. Ann Intern Med. ;85:411. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-3-411_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(3):411.
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