Category Archives: Health care

Elective Affinities: Fragility and Injustice in the Field, by Luisa Enria

2017 They say they can’t tell if I have malaria or not, maybe it’s something else. “Just lie down, try the drip, and see if it helps”. I am in the hospital in the North of Sierra Leone, I have … Continue reading

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Media Myopia and the Image of Africa, by Paul Stoller

There seems to be no limit to the media’s unwitting capacity to mischaracterize the African continent. Given the often inaccurate and superficial stories that emerge from Africa, is it any wonder that many people in the U.S., for example, think … Continue reading

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