Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa

Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa

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Recent political, social, and economic changes in Africa have provoked radical shifts in the landscape of health and healthcare. Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa captures the multiple dynamics of a globalized world and its impact on medicine, health, and the delivery of healthcare in Africa--and beyond. Essays by an international group of contributors take on intractable problems such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and insufficient access to healthcare, drugs, resources, hospitals, and technologies. The movements of people and resources described here expose the growing challenges of poverty and public health, but they also show how new opportunities have been created for transforming healthcare and promoting care and healing.Mobility. No doubt, the above forms of mobility were motivated largely, but not only, by economic zest. one of my interview questions was what had motivated the interviewee to come to Kenya, and many of the answers included mention of oneanbsp;...

Title:Medicine, Mobility, and Power in Global Africa
Author:Hansjörg Dilger
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 2012


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