Tag: critical medical anthropology

A Letter to Matt Hancock

Rebecca_Irons , November 29th, 2021


URSULA WHITE February 2021 Dear Secretary of State, I am writing to express my concern on discovering that, as of February 2021, Operose Health has acquired AT Medics,…


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Letter to Jens Spahn

Rebecca_Irons , November 22nd, 2021


JASMIN SIMAO AJAYI Dear Mr. Spahn,   I am a German citizen from Munich, currently in my final year of studying Anthropology at the University College London (UCL). I…


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HIV Letter

Rebecca_Irons , November 8th, 2021


PIA KEELY-JOHNSON Dear Gavin Williamson,  I am a queer woman living in London who, like more than 18.9 million people1 who sat down to watch Russell Davies’ hit show&nbsp…


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Eating Disorders, Education, and TikTok

Rebecca_Irons , November 1st, 2021


EMILIE THOMPSON 28th February 2021  Dear Mrs Murdoch,  Please let me express my enormous gratitude for the work you and your team continue to conduct in the face o…


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An Epidemic of Loneliness

Rebecca_Irons , October 25th, 2021


PEPE WEISCHER Dear Mr Spahn, The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has strained the capacity of the German health system in unprecedented ways, but it seems to me that one…


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A Letter for Malcolm Reed

Rebecca_Irons , October 18th, 2021


TANYA SHARMA Dear Professor Malcolm Reed, (Lead Co-Chair of the Medical Schools Council), I am a medical student in the UK writing to you to discuss the teaching…


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A Letter to Tedros A. Ghebreyesus

Rebecca_Irons , October 11th, 2021


AY NASSIMOLDINA Dear Dr Tedros A. Ghebreyesus,   The world is in a vulnerable state right now, and we have trusted you with the World Health Organization to lead…


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A Letter to Andrew Selous

Rebecca_Irons , October 4th, 2021


SHOLA AJAO Dear Mr Andrew Selous,   It is unfortunate that I find myself writing to you again during these unprecedented times. As you may recall, I wrote July…


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Fighting Inequality by Improving NHS Dental and Oral Care

Rebecca_Irons , September 27th, 2021


MAXINE PEPPER 22nd March 2021  Dear Sir Stevens,  RE: Fighting inequality by improving NHS dental and oral care  The COVID-19 pandemic …


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Advocacy Letters: Anthropological Calls for Public and Global Health Change

Rebecca_Irons , September 20th, 2021


Series Introduction CARRIE RYAN For the next few weeks, the UCL Medical Anthropology blog will run a special series called ‘Advocacy Letters: Anthropological Ca…


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