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Race and Ethnicity

Trotter Review

1995

Black health professionals

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Increasing The Number Of Black Health Professionals: A Case Of Commitment And Belief In Students, Harold Horton Jun 1995

Increasing The Number Of Black Health Professionals: A Case Of Commitment And Belief In Students, Harold Horton

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The infant mortality rate is as high as ever in the Black community; dental care is yet nil or almost non-existent for the vast majority of Black children; and hypertension continues to be a major problem in the Black community. Hence, even as we approach the 21st Century, healthcare in the Black community is yet, as the song stated in the movie, Casablanca, "it's still the same old story." There is seldom, if ever, a single solution to a catastrophic problem, but some kinds of solutions do stand out as logical and effective. Training Black physicians, who would be ...