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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Antjie Krog Hospitality is an opportunity to become, in a limited sense, one who is not one’s own; a figure through which one may own oneself. We become who we truly are through the accommodation of the stranger. Re-imagining a society that includes the stranger opens up immense possibilities...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 65–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... with gunshot wounds, two with life-threatening wounds to the abdomen and the others with leg injuries, at the 100-bed Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital here. Just hours earlier, the hospital’s team and local residents had been playing volleyball as the sun began to set on a 106-degree day. But things...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 71–79.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-selection law were echoed hundreds of miles to the north, by gynecologists and abortion providers in Udaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan. “Fear is there,” Dr. Reena Mittal, a gynecologist at a public hospital in Udaipur, said. “The second-trimester abortions, no one is doing them.” According...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... rights women's rights inequality DENIS BOCQUET DENIS BOCQUET In 2011, Maria Teresa Rivera woke up handcuffed to a hospital bed. Earlier that day, suffering stomach cramps, she had gone to the latrine in her backyard and collapsed. Her mother-in-law had found her, lying in a pool of blood...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for the past year. She volunteers for kofaviv , an organization formed in 2004 by a group of Port-au-Prince women who were raped during the 1991–94 military dictatorship that deposed Aristide. kofaviv dispatches volunteer “agents”—women who help rape victims get to the hospital, to the police, to a lawyer...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 59–67.
Published: 01 June 2012
... in the camps where, according to Samir, “patients are barely looked at, just prescribed medication immediately.” Local hospitals are good, they say, but the doctors are overworked. “Turks go into the hospital when they are hurt, but Syrians arrive and this guy lost his leg, this guy has lost his hand,” Samir...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 45–50.
Published: 01 December 2002
... continuity and longevity, coming to access to certain resources such as rubber, an end only in 1958. In collaboration with protecting the Panama Canal, and luring the Rockefeller Foundation, the program Argentina and Paraguay away from the Axis built hospitals, nursing schools, and health...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 91–98.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 200,000 nationally in 2017. In Changsha, the Xiangya Hospital increased the number of IVF cycles annually from 700 in 2002 to around 40,000 in 2016. Growth continues to be driven by insatiable demand and the attractions of a lucrative industry. It was under these circumstances that between 2001...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 111–121.
Published: 01 June 2011
...-called “hospitals” were run by the state police. Alcoholics could be “sentenced” to as many as three years in an ltp , which generally resembled a prison or a labor colony. The main ltp in Moscow, which held more than 3,000 people, supplied free labor—its patients—to a local auto factory and kept its...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 54–64.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Philoctetes as “a case right out of a chronic-care ward in a Veterans Administration hospital,” further validating my observation that the Walter Reed story seemed strikingly similar to the Sophocles’ play. It was around then that I started to see the potential of Philoctetes to speak not just to medical...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 101–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... expenditure devoted to health care. In its hospitals, patients must furnish everything from suture thread for their operations to bottles of blood for transfusions. Barely 30 percent of the population benefit from any sort of health insurance. A quarter of the population live below the international poverty...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 60–69.
Published: 01 December 2011
... with remittances that crop up on back country roads. Most impressive are the capital’s immense pharmacopoeia of hospitals, clinics, Ayurvedic pharmacies, and spas. Keralites are known for their health consciousness. In villages and among the elderly, the practice of Ayurvedic medicine, deriving from ancient...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... and always have been. They didn’t necessarily engage in direct action during the revolution, but they were supportive of the actions that OpAntiSH was taking. They helped us with logistics, with getting access to hospitals and lawyers and things like that. These are all NGOs that have consistently positioned...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 76–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Health Organization and the Guinean government assumed that the epidemic would be like the others that preceded it. It would be contained quickly, they imagined, as long as they kept it out of the hospitals, where poor infection-control procedures often helped the disease spread further—as occurred...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... asked the woman to dig for information at work the next day. The director, risking her life, found Sandra was being held captive by the paramilitaries and was sick. Two days later Pastora got a phone call from the hospital in El Jordan. Sandra was there having bad asthma attacks, and the doctor needed...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... said. The Abidjan native married her husband, an accountant, in 2008. They lived together in the city’s sprawling Yopougon district for eight years, during which Aïcha gave birth to twins, finished her training, and found a job at a hospital. She dated women on the side, but her husband never found...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 62–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to death. The grandmother, Haleema Saleh, was looking after all nine children, as the mothers were busy fetching wood and water and doing the cooking. It was she who got them treatment from UNICEF. The boys were hospitalized and the rest of the children treated with Plumpy’nut until they recovered...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to the rural-urban migration patterns that are sweeping Latin America. Meanwhile, Ecuador turns out to be a nexus of another innovation in Latin America—a new system of justice, substituting the adversarial for the inquisitorial, as Thea Johnson explains. Around the world, doctors, hospitals, ambulances...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., protracted, and expensive bureaucratic hurdles, the reforms make proceedings straightforward and free. Costa Rican mothers need only fill out a form in the hospital after giving birth. The new policies also make it easier for mothers to secure child-care payments. Last year Honduras established a national...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 76–82.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is still learning. The belief that spirit possession causes mental illness is common, particularly among rural Cambodians, Sotheara says. They take their mentally disturbed relatives to traditional healers instead of the hospital, and sometimes they physically restrain them. I came across one...
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