Tag: Health & Illness

World STI and HIV Congress day 3

Paul Mason , September 15th, 2015


A summary of the third day of the World STI and HIV congress in Brisbane, Australia. Read on… Tuesday, 15 September 2015 Plenary Talks today were delivered by Raphael Valdivia, Jane Hocking,…


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World STI & HIV Congress day 2

Paul Mason , September 14th, 2015


A summary of the second day of the World STI and HIV congress in Brisbane, Australia. Read on… Morning Session on Publishing and Grant Writing for early career…


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Joint World STI & HIV & ASHM Congress

Paul Mason , September 13th, 2015


The World STI and HIV congress and Australasian HIV and AIDS conference are happening back to back this week. Delegates have come from all around the world to attend…


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STI, HIV, AIDS, TB, conferences of this month

Paul Mason , August 6th, 2015


The Joint World STI & HIV & ASHM Congress starts on Sunday 13 September 2015 at the Brisbance Convention Centre! That’s today (in local time)!!! It is the first time the International So…


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A stubborn conundrum

Paul Mason , August 3rd, 2015


Professor Margaret Lock has published an exhaustive ethnography of Alzheimer disease research in her latest book, The Alzheimer Conundrum. I recently reviewed this book for The Australian Journal of…


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World TB Day 2015

Paul Mason , March 24th, 2015


World TB Day is here again and across the globe small scale efforts, such as the adoption of a floral emblem for this special occasion, are taking place…


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Tuberculosis: more anthropologists wanted

Paul Mason , July 25th, 2014


Nhat preparing a sample to be tested in the GeneXpert system If tuberculosis (TB) is so often described as the quintessential social disease, why aren’t more researchers in the…


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Tuberculosis in Prisons

Paul Mason , June 5th, 2014


  Last year I wrote a blog post for the TB CRE covering a story about Ravindra Patil who died of tuberculosis after having spent time in Mumbai…


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