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Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375500-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7550-0
...: the fact that the pharmaceutical and biotech industries and the for-profit market for technologies have a growing impact on shaping research agendas and thus on shaping treatments. Medicare treatment standards Big Pharma medical cost reimbursement ...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... Dubai is the Middle East’s most “global city,” and the only one from the region to make the top-ten list of medical tourism destinations. Through state-sponsored cultural cosmopolitanism, Dubai is becoming an attractive destination for “global cosmopolitans”—mostly young professional couples...
Published: 22 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375357-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
... to Conceive have already tried IVF “back home” or in other clinics in the Emirates. Patients’ critiques of IVF services and their feelings of disenchantment are recounted in this chapter, which includes several “medical horror stories” involving serious cases of transnational malpractice and medical harm...
Published: 22 July 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7535-7
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377528-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7752-8
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374817-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7481-7
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... enterprise in which clinical practice, research, and medical education began to fuse. The leading site of this fusion was the American academic medical center, which began at such leading institutions as Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and the University of Pennsylvania. Duke University joined the trend in 1924...
Published: 14 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373933-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7393-3
... The Duke University Medical Center when Ralph Snyderman took over as Chancellor of Health Affairs in 1989 was a well-recognized academic medical center, a sprawling, complex, and large academic, clinical, and educational institution. But, like similar institutions with the development of managed...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
... Often described as “Africa’s laboratory,” the Gambia, one of the smallest countries in Africa, has offered a site of medical research and public health experimentation for the better part of a century. Drawing from archival and ethnographic materials, this chapter explores the distinct ways...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 19 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376279
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7627-9
Series: Duke Press Policy Studies
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378655-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7865-5
Series: Duke Press Policy Studies
Published: 01 January 1991
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7865-5
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379782-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7978-2
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379782-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7978-2
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379782-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7978-2
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379782
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7978-2
Series: Science and Cultural Theory
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383710-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8371-0