Tag: medische antropologie & gezondheid

Mourning for Aicha, Mourning for Yemen

standplaatswereld , May 7th, 2021


By Marina de Regt. “Marina, if I die, will you then forgive me for all the trouble that I caused you?” my Yemeni friend Aicha wrote me ten…


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A different perspective on “child marriages” among Syrian refugees in Jordan

standplaatswereld , February 9th, 2021


By Marina de Regt For years, humanitarian organisations in Jordan and Lebanon have been concerned about the increasing number of “child marriages” among Syrian refugees. While early marriages…


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Podcast #3 is online! Guest: Haiyue (Fiona) Shan

standplaatswereld , November 23rd, 2020


In this episode, Puck de Boer talks to Haiyue (or Fiona, her English name) Shan, a PhD student at the Sociology department of VU University. From a holistic,…


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Venezuelans affected twice by COVID-19 actions in Latin America

standplaatswereld , May 21st, 2020


Rigorous measures against the corona pandemic in Latin America affect the millions of Venezuelan migrants harder than local populations on the continent. The closure of borders with neighbouring…


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‘Humanizing’ Indonesia’s COVID-19 Pandemic Response

standplaatswereld , May 18th, 2020


While the rich industrial countries are simply readjusting their national budgets amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the fiscal options for the middle-to-low income countries seem to be strictly limited….


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COVID-19 in a war zone

standplaatswereld , May 13th, 2020


“Marina, how are you? I am worried about you, how is the situation with Corona?” a Yemeni friend asked me last week via Whatsapp. It was not the…


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The Madwoman

standplaatswereld , December 7th, 2018


© Mary Evans Picture Library / Alamy By Georgette Veerhuis It was around 10AM on Friday 19 January 2018 when Dolores suddenly rushed downstairs. ‘The Netherlands has gone…


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Beyond ABC: Sexual Mobility in Uganda

standplaatswereld , October 11th, 2017


by Esther Platteeuw


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Fighting a silent killer in the slums

standplaatswereld , August 31st, 2017


  By Vera van Rijn Although the media frequently reports on African children dying from malaria or HIV, it is actually pneumonia that is the biggest killer in…


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Beyond ABC: sexual mobility in Uganda

standplaatswereld , August 2nd, 2017


Beyond ABC: sexual mobility in Uganda By Esther Platteeuw Quote on a classroom wall in Wairaka – From January to March 2017 I conducted my fieldwork in Uganda to…


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