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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375067-088
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7506-7
...Whatever Your Fantasia, Always Use a Condom Ministry of Health The State of Rio observed World aids Day 2011 by administering rapid-results hiv tests at the bustling Central do Brasil railway station at the edge of downtown Rio. Working in coordination with the federal health...
Published: 01 August 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390541-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9054-1
...CHAPTER 6 The Origins of Consumer-Driven Health Care: A Short History of American Health Economics The Discovery of Moral Hazard he consumer-driven health care movement not only has its Town version of history; it has its own history...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374398-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7439-8
... and journalism, in which epidemiological investigation can be designed to occasion or silence particular types of stories and journalism can prompt epidemiological inquiry. A prominent feature of the 1992–1993 cholera epidemic in Delta Amacuro was news coverage in which public health officials...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378235-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7823-5
... Health Facilitators: Lay Advisers in Community Health Some time back a letter came to me from Savu Savu, Fiji. "Dear Dr. Salber," it began, "Bula! Greetings from the South Seas! In a neighbor'S home here in Fiji during a recent hurricane, I chanced upon...
Published: 17 November 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385028-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8502-8
...n PART III Information, Knowledge, and Medical Markets DEBORAH HAAS-WILSON n Arrow and the Information Market Failure in Health Care: The Changing Content and Sources of Health Care Information Kenneth Arrow’s...
Published: 07 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372967-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7296-7
... This chapter examines internationalism in the area of health. It describes health care and disaster relief that Cuba and its citizens have provided to people across the world, from aiding the child victims of Chernobyl to performing a massive number of cataract surgeries worldwide and...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 6 looks at Mexico and how its diversity is represented in genomic studies; it focuses on the role genetic data play in public health policy. 6 Mexico, Public Health, and State Genomics As we saw in chapter 4...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... semiformal networks among Nigerian leprosy workers and their patients at other leprosy settlements, in exchange for data on the administration and efficacy of new doses, combinations, and compounds. This took place against the backdrop of an increasing reluctance on the part of public health officials to...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... This chapter focuses on the proliferation of transnational public-private partnerships (PPPs) in international health during the past decade, a phenomenon that is intertwined with the contemporary expansion of infectious disease research and control efforts across the Global South. Drawing on...
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
...-mining company as a point of departure, this chapter reflects on the relationship between the ecology of spraying, democracy, and para-statal health care. I propose that insecticide spraying in the age of biological resistance is best understood as a real-world experiment. The notion emphasizes the...
Published: 30 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376712-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7671-2
...eight Regulating Borders and Bodies U.S. Immigration and Public Health Policy natalia molina Throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, U.S. public health and immigration policies have intersected with and in- formed one another in the country’s...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... The birth of the Duke University Health System (DUHS) is perhaps the marquee achievement of Dr. Snyderman’s 15-year tenure. As the system of referrals to Duke University Hospital specialists came undone as a consequence of managed care, Dr. Snyderman recognized that a new “hub and spoke” system...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... The genomics revolution, in which Dr. Snyderman had participated at Genentech with the sequencing of the human genome was going to transform medicine by allowing it to be more personalized and preventative. Dr. Snyderman envisioned a bold new approach termed personalized health care . Duke...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374039-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... For $4 a year, a family in the village of Kuwdé, in northern Togo, can sign up for health insurance at a local medical clinic. This system, created by Duke students in 2009, is a win for both sides. Insured villagers save money when purchasing medicines, while the clinic makes money from the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Part I / Theoretical and Historical Fr amings Adele E. Clarke, Janet K. Shim, Laura Mamo, Jennifer Ruth Fosket, and Jennifer R. Fishman 1 / Biomedicalization Te noC ch s ientific Transformations of Health, Illness, and U.S. Biomedicine he growth of...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391258-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9125-8
... Sara Shostak 8 / Marking Populations and Persons at Risk Mole U c lar Epidemiology and Environmental Health his chapter describes the emergence of molecular  T biomarker research, its applications in environmen- tal epidemiology, and its consequences for the biopoli...
Published: 15 December 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391326-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9132-6
... 2  Judith Farquhar for your reading pleasure self- health (Ziwo Baojian) information in Beijing in the 1990s One rainy Sunday in Beijing, in 1997, I went to a shopping mall bookstore in search of popular works of health advice. The shops in the complex were crowded. They were...
Published: 28 February 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381334-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8133-4
...Part Three Negotiating Urban Spaces Nancy N. Chen Health, Wealth, and the Good Life ‘‘The streets are much more lively (renao) than before Ah Deng, a photographer in his late forties, continued to elaborate over co√ee as we sat in a cybercafe of a newly opened bookstore in...
Published: 01 August 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385011-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8501-1
...INTRODUCTION In Fitness and in Health A number of feminist scholars and thera- pists have argued that anorexia is an impor- tant ‘‘case study’’ for examining problems with the embodiment of feminine identity in the contemporary United States. Works such as ‘‘Anorexia Nervosa...
Published: 29 December 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381129-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8112-9
...Nancy N. Chen Translating Psychiatry and Mental Health in Twentieth-Century China The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is the primary set of classi- fication codes for the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders used in most contem- porary practices, in addition to the...