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Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer

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In "Mountains Beyond Mountains: Healing the World: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer," Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Kidder presents an enthralling narrative that explores the life and mission of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man whose deep compassion and relentless drive are reshaping global health equity. Starting from his days at Harvard Medical School, Farmer was determined to combat infectious diseases and deliver modern medicine to those most desperately in need. Through vivid storytelling, Kidder transports readers from the halls of academia to the impoverished regions of Haiti, Peru, Cuba, and Russia, where Farmer’s innovative approaches challenge traditional views on healthcare and social justice. This profound work not only reveals the complexities of global healthcare but also highlights Farmer's unique ability to affect change within oppressive systems. Released on September 9, 2003, the book has garnered extensive praise for its inspiring narrative and its ability to invoke critical reflection on the relationships between politics, wealth, and health. "Mountains Beyond Mountains" is a compelling read for college students and anyone interested in understanding how relentless compassion coupled with robust healthcare strategies can heal humanity. This narrative prompts readers to question how they too can contribute to resolving systemic global issues.
Published by Random House on September 9, 2003
336 pages
ISBN: 9780375506161
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