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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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CFP AAA 2016: Articulating Human rights and Reproductive Governance

CFP: 115th AAA Annual Meeting, “Evidence, Accident, Discovery”, Minneapolis, MN, November 16-20, 2016. Articulating Human Rights and Reproductive Governance: Critical Engagements in Transnational Perspective Discussant: Elise Andaya, University at Albany, Suny. Organizer: Mounia El Kotni (University at Albany, SUNY). Chair: … Continue reading

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A Letter from new CAGH Co-Chairs Sara Lewis and Peter Brown

Dear Critical Anthropology of Global Health (CAGH) members: We hope your new year is off to a great start. This is a (fairly long) email to update you on new and ongoing initiatives happening within CAGH. As a volunteer-run special … Continue reading

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Take a Stand on e-Health by Ahlin and Nichter is now available for comments

Check out the CAGH Take a Stand statement on e/m-Health and Telemedicine by Tanja Ahlin and Mark Nichter, here: If link does not work, copy and paste url: http://cagh.medanthro.net/?page_id=158

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CAGH 2015 Business Meeting Proposed Agenda

Dear CAGH, Just a friendly reminder of our annual board meeting this year in Denver.  Hope to see you all there!  Very important that you be there to elect a new chair for the upcoming year. – Rachel Chapman Session … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals AAA 2015: Power and Knowledge in Global Health

Call for Proposals AAA 2015: Power and Knowledge in Global Health David Reubi (King’s College London) and Alexis Walker (Cornell University) This panel explores the relationships of knowledge and expertise that undergird today’s global health—from the practices involved in creating … Continue reading

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Ida Susser: “Blame research design for failed HIV study”

Ida Susser comments on the failure behind the PrEP HIV study. Read it on Al Jazeera here.

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5 things you should read before saying the IMF is blameless in the 2014 Ebola outbreak

Adia Benton and Kim Yi Dionne respond to Chris Blattman’s post on the IMF’s role in the Ebola crisis. Read it on the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/01/05/5-things-you-should-read-before-saying-the-imf-is-blameless-in-the-2014-ebola-outbreak/

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AAA 2014 Meeting Agenda

Upcoming Business Meeting Agenda 2014 Event Type: Business Meeting Sponsored By: Society for Medical Anthropology Saturday, December 6, 2014: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM Maryland Suite C, Lobby| Marriott Virchow awards: Thanking Alexa Deitrich, new Virchow Awards coordinator Volunteers for Virchow article … Continue reading

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