Tag: Non-governmental organizations

“Nothing About Us Without Us!” Really?: The Unequal Value of Lives in Harm Reduction NGOs by Catherine Larocque

Catherine Larocque , March 25th, 2022

Canada, like most capitalist societies of the global North, faces “an unprecedented and devastating wave of overdoses” and overdose deaths (Wells, 2017), intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic (Governm…


‘A world that counts’: The rise of infographics in global maternal health campaigns by Margaret E. MacDonald

Margaret E. MacDonald , September 22nd, 2020

Infographics have become a ubiquitous feature of the contemporary global health landscape, crowding the presentations and exhibition halls of conferences, the pages of annual reports, and the website…


The Two Singapores: Spectacle and Twin Realities by Wahid Al Mamun

Wahid Al Mamun , September 14th, 2020

Early on in the global fight against COVID-19, Singapore’s response to the pandemic, centered around aggressive contact tracing and quarantining close contacts, was the subject of praise and…


Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Zambia: state accountability and universality in a new community health worker programme by James Wintrup

James Wintrup , April 22nd, 2020

Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


Doing Development the Right Way: A Conversation with Charles Piot

Alma Gottlieb , April 2nd, 2018

Anthropologist Charlie Piot has been conducting research on the political economy and history of rural West Africa for over thirty years. His first book, Remotely Global: Village Modernity…

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Poems about Refugees

Alma Gottlieb , March 20th, 2017

Adrie Kusserow is one of an increasing number of anthropologist-poets.  Or maybe more anthropologist-poets are just willing to come out of hiding. Either way, I was delighted to…

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