Author Archives: Amy Dao

TAS initiative “End of AIDS” published. Access it now!

The Take a Stand (TAS) initiative on the ‘End of AIDS’ is happy to announce that its TAS statement has now been published in the journal Global Public Health. This was one of several TAS initiatives coordinated by the Critical Anthropology of … Continue reading

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The CAGH Virchow Awards are now open for submission!

The Virchow Awards are now open! Submit to the professional, graduate, and undergraduate categories. To learn more, visit: http://cagh.medanthro.net/virchow-award/.

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Open for Comments: TAS Statement on the End of AIDS

Dear CAGH Members, The TAS Statement on the End of AIDS is looking for comments/feedback on their statement. Please send feedback by April 15, 2017 to Matthew Thomann (Matthew.Thomann@kzoo.edu), Richard Parker (rgp11@cumc.columbia.edu) or Nora Kenworthy (njk8@uw.edu). Please find the full draft below or download … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: 2017 SMSA Graduate Paper Prize

Due Date: Friday, June 2nd, 2017 The Science and Medicine in South Asia (SMSA) interest group of the Society for Medical Anthropology is pleased to welcome submissions for the 2017 SMSA Graduate Student Paper Prize. This will be the inaugural … Continue reading

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Virchow Awards 2016 announced!

Congratulations to the winners of the Virchow Awards, which was announced at the AAA 2016. Maggie Acosta (Undergraduate winner – Bowdoin College) – “India’s Janani Suraksha Yojana: Global Transformations of a National Program and Dissipating the Right to Health.” Thando Malambo (Graduate … Continue reading

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New SIG Alert: Research on U.S. Health and Healthcare (RUSH)

Research on U.S. Health and Healthcare (RUSH) This proposed Special Interest Group would invite and encourage scholars from around the world to critically investigate U.S. health policy and practice. It would provide a space for anthropologists to engage with the … Continue reading

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CAGH Business Meeting, AAA 2016

An agenda for the AAA 2016 business meeting can be found here. Please contact Sara Lewis (slewis7@wellesley.edu) with any suggestions. CAGH Business Meeting, AAA 2016

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A message from CAGH Chairs

  Dear CAGH members, Warm greetings, and we hope your academic years are off to a wonderful start. We have some CAGH updates and hope many of you will be able to join us at AAA. Here are some AAA-related … Continue reading

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CAGH Take a Stand Participation Announcement

 The Critical Anthropology for Global Health (CAGH) special interest group is excited to announce a recent online publication. The publication is a Takes-a-stand statement on the contribution of anthropology to e/m-health and telemedicine. The full statement is available here. The statement … Continue reading

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2016 Rudolf Virchow Awards

Rudolf Virchow, a 19th century German physician, was a key founder of social medicine. His contributions centered on his recognition that multiple intersecting factors – social, political, and economic – produce disease and illness. He argued that the circumstances and … Continue reading

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