You must be aware of real Tory beliefs, although disguised, that they detest the idea of universal state medicine
. To them, this is nationalisation.
TORIES opposed "state medicine
" in the NHS in 1948, and when Mrs Thatcher got the chance she privatised all the easy bits from which private enterprise must make a large profit from a captive market - cleaning, making food and running the car park, although intelligent people would have judged that cleaning infection should be a medical priority under ward control, and diets a function of medical responsibility.
(1.) David Arnold, Colonizing the Body: State Medicine
and Epidemic Disease in Nineteenth-Century India, London: University of California Press, 1993; Mark Harrison, Climates and Constitutions: Health, Race, Environment and British Imperialism in India 1600-1850, New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
167-192), scientific research on the antimalarial efficacy of changshan (Dichroa febrifuga root), and experimental efforts to implement State Medicine
in rural China.
It is thus also referred to as state medicine
. Ever since the private sector became involved in medical education in Pakistan, attempts have repeatedly been made to do away with the subject on different pretexts.
Zakaryan said that relevant work is being done with the Health Ministry to alter the order of tenders on state medicine
is not so easily shucked off, once you have installed it.
Given the increasing interest across the humanistic disciplines in theorizations of the "biopolitical" (coined by political theorists to describe the emergence of the "population" as an object and target of power, reaching its apex with Nazi state medicine
), Mantegazza's work on public hygiene not only represents ah important chapter in late-nineteenth-century Italian biopolitical thought, but, taken as a whole, it also showcases the breadth of its reach.
The service is unique in Britain - state medicine
on an unprecedented scale, in modern hospitals, with modern equipment - and is run directly by the Scottish Office in Edinburgh.