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Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... schizophrenia World Health Organization patient’s perspectives Alexander Boroffka ...
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By Charles L. Briggs
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
... long COVID SARS-CoV-2 conspiracy theories misinformation World Health Organization ...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059240-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
... The chapter shifts to the field of health communication. It traces how biocommunicability jumps scale as health communication programs are exported from the United States, Europe, and such international agencies as the World Health Organization to low- and middle-income countries and underserved...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059325-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
.... Important from a patient’s view was German psychiatrist Alexander Boroffka. He treated Tanka at the University of Ibadan, at the end of 1970, part of a World Health Organization (WHO) global field study on schizophrenia, the most “frightening psychiatric illness” during that time. Boroffka and Tanka became...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059240-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
... acquired over decades, and the tsunamis of material appearing in mainstream and social media to fill in the remaining gaps. long COVID SARS-CoV-2 conspiracy theories misinformation World Health Organization ...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 July 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059417-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5941-7
... In May 2020, scientists at the World Health Organization named COVID variants via letters of the Greek alphabet. Penny Siopis conjoins diseased celluloid with Greek mythology and the science of the viral in her film Celluloid Body to craft a figuring of an ill world in need of re-enchantment...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
..., the archives of health commonsense they had acquired over decades, and the tsunamis of material appearing in mainstream and social media to fill in the remaining gaps. long COVID SARS-CoV-2 conspiracy theories misinformation World Health Organization The chapter involves dialogues with a more...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... and the World Health Organization. medical pluralism tradition and modernity traditional healing and biomedicine ...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... are an example of an African patient in the 1960s writing about his “experiences” of psychiatric phenomena. Important from a patient’s view was German psychiatrist Alexander Boroffka. He treated Tanka at the University of Ibadan, at the end of 1970, part of a World Health Organization (WHO) global field study...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
.... It traces how biocommunicability jumps scale as health communication programs are exported from the United States, Europe, and such international agencies as the World Health Organization to low- and middle-income countries and underserved populations, often producing denigrating diagnoses...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... in the streets, in medical forums, and in courts. In the end the government was forced to release the drug. Two years later, as various studies had shown secondary effects among babies and worrying resistance among mothers, the World Health Organization recommended that the use of this antiretroviral...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... Campaign, a battle began in the streets, in medical forums, and in courts. In the end the government was forced to release the drug. Two years later, as various studies had shown secondary effects among babies and worrying resistance among mothers, the World Health Organization recommended that the use...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... with local medicines. Such collaborative potential is also endorsed by the World Bank and the World Health Organization. medical pluralism tradition and modernity traditional healing and biomedicine Counterintuitively, rural medicines proliferate in Togo’s capital city, Lomé. They are sold...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373285-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7328-5
... This chapter illustrates how a politics around access to essential medicines in India has come to be judicialized, as Indian courts have played a central role in defining the interpretation of India’s post-2005, World Trade Organization (WTO)–compliant intellectual property regime. It elaborates...
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By Megan Crowley-Matoka
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7463-3
... This brief coda looks back to the iconic figure of the self-sacrificial mother with whom the book began in order to look forward to an emerging biopolitics of global health, in which kidney disease now registers as a massive public health problem, one for which living donor organ transplantation...
Published: 01 December 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027676-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2767-6
... state. In the post-World War II United States, both allegations of conspiracy and dismissals of “conspiracy theory” have become part of a robust discourse on human agency, sovereign power, and the health of the public sphere. Conspiracy discourse is a symptom of the conditions of knowledge in a security...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...Medicine’s Changing Means and Ends This chapter shows how the press for new technologies in U.S. health care complicates the goals of medical practice in our aging society. It examines three types of treatment—the implantable cardiac defibrillator, kidney dialysis, and liver transplantation...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... This chapter explores the environs of a major medical research center in Africa. The center is owned by the National Clinical Research Organisation (itself explicitly called a para-statal institution) and has, for the past three decades, conducted world-leading research in tropical diseases...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
.... The center is owned by the National Clinical Research Organisation (itself explicitly called a para-statal institution) and has, for the past three decades, conducted world-leading research in tropical diseases in collaboration mainly with a one major northern government health agency. While both...
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By Ralph Snyderman
Published: 14 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
..., and the University of Pennsylvania. Duke University joined the trend in 1924 and ever since has been one of the major academic medical centers in the world. History of Medicine Pathophysiology Flexner Report Medical Education Academic medical centers The Duke University Medical Center when Ralph...