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Naturally Based Biomaterials and Therapeutics

The Case of India

Eswarappa, Veda, Bhatia, Sujata K.

2013, IX, 90 p. 27 illus., 17 illus. in color.

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  • Bridges biomaterials science and public health
  • Discusses the distinct advantages of naturally-derived materials for the developing world
  • Appeals to public policy, public health, clinical, scientific, and business communities
This book advances biomedical innovations to address the plethora of health problems afflicting the developing world. A panoply of cultural, economic, infrastructural, and other factors prevent many interventions currently popular in the developed world from being similarly effective in the developing world. This book discusses less-traditional approaches, such as naturally based biomaterials and therapeutics, an area that has traditionally been overlooked but has also demonstrated impressive potential for health applications in recent years. This book explores precisely the kinds of applications which can enable countries like India to access more effective, inexpensive treatments while also taking more ownership of their healthcare technologies and innovations.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Biomaterials for Developing Countires - Biomaterials in India - Drug-eluting Stents - Global Health in India - Global Health in the Developing World - Intestinal Parasites - Natural Products - Therapeutics in the Developing World

Related subjects » Biomaterials - Biomedical Engineering - Biotechnology - Immunology - Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Microbiology

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