Tag Archives: global health

Reviewer Needed: ‘Reimagining Global Health: An introduction’ (2013) by Paul Farmer et al

With the view to posting a special edition of the medical humanities in global health, expressions of interest are welcome to review ‘Reimagining global health’. The book has been pieced together by some of the most high profile and courageous academics … Continue reading

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State, Society, Stigma: Rethinking Disease in a Global Age (CFP, Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 26–27 June 2014)

Call for Papers: State, Society, Stigma: Rethinking Disease in a Global Age 26-27 June 2014, Melbourne Australia, Two-Day International Symposium LIMS (La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science), La Trobe University. Convenors: Dr Tarryn Phillips (legal studies), Dr Michael O’Keefe (politics), … Continue reading

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Global Medical Humanities: Association for Medical Humanities 2013 Conference (EXTENDED CfP, Conference, 8-10 July 2013, Aberdeen)

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 CfP submission deadline EXTENDED to 15 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only … Continue reading

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Global Medical Humanities: Association for Medical Humanities 2013 Conference (CFP, Conference, 8-10 July 2013, Aberdeen)

Global Medical Humanities 2013 Association for Medical Humanities Conference Aberdeen, 8 – 10 July 2013 CfP submission deadline 1 February 2013 There has been continuous and vigorous debate about the theory and practice of medical humanities but only recently have … Continue reading

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London calling: Confronting hepatocellular carcinoma through collaborative research

Primary liver cancer, of which hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) constitutes 80-85%, is the third largest cause of cancer mortality in the world with an aggressive and unequal distribution that falls heavily on sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. The HCC prevalence rates in … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities: Health & Disease in Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations National Conference (CfP, Conference, Washington, DC, March 2013)

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Washington, DC March 27-30, 2013 Location:       District of Columbia, United States Call for Papers Date:   2012-12-15 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for … Continue reading

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A graduate lesson in global health and poverty

Through funding from the Department for International Development (DfID), I have recently spent six months working with local communities to support health education and disability projects in Lesotho. My weeks were split between the Resource Centre for the Blind (RCB), … Continue reading

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