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Global Health Inequalities and Justice

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses challenges of global health inequalities in the current global health policy system. It then describes provincial globalism and a shared health governance framework as ... More


Health: Medicine for Market Failure

Georgia Levenson Keohane

in Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178020
eISBN:
9780231541664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178020.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Looks at the range of innovations that have emerged in recent years to improve financing for global health objectives, and examines various approaches, including global levies like UNITAID and ... More


Covenants in Occupational Health

Igor Fedotov

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The right to a safe and healthy work environment is a fundamental human right. Two organizations within the United Nations system are directly concerned with occupational health: the International ... More


Pathways Towards a Framework Convention on Global Health: Political Mobilization for the Human Right to Health

Kent Buse, Lawrence Gostin, and Eric Friedman

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter focuses on the global initiative—the Joint Action and Learning Initiative on National and Global Responsibilities for Health (JALI)— which seeks to establish a Framework Convention on ... More


Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Shari Dworkin

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Although the first AIDS cases were attributed to men having sex with men, over 70 percent of HIV infections worldwide are now estimated to occur through sex between women and men. In Men at Risk, ... More


Rating Efforts to Extend Access on Essential Medicines: Increasing Global Health Impact1

Nicole Hassoun

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Global inequality impacts global health. The rich can, but the poor cannot, access many of the existing medicines they need. This paper considers the prospects for rating pharmaceutical companies' ... More


Global-Health Impact Labels

Nir Eyal

in Global Justice and Bioethics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195379907
eISBN:
9780190267711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379907.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the Global-Health Impact Labels (GHILs), which are a form of accreditation awarded to corporations that have made significant impact on global health. Though the idea is not ... More


Re-Examining the Ethical Foundations: Behind the Distribution of Global Health

Garrett Wallace Brown

in Health Inequalities and Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646920
eISBN:
9780748676682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646920.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that current theorizing about global health rests on opposing ontological worldviews about what global health should prioritize and that these presuppositions result in ... More


Neuroethics and global mental health: Establishing a dialogue

Dan J. Stein and James Giordano

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

At first glance, neuroethics and global mental health would seem to have relatively little in common; the former is often focused on the use or misuse of novel and specialized neurotechnologies in ... More


HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In 2002, Sierra Leone emerged from a decade long civil war. Seeking international attention and development aid, its government faced a dilemma. Though devastated by conflict, Sierra Leone had a low ... More


Introduction: HIV Exceptionalism in Sierra Leone: Christiana’s Story

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The book opens with a case study of a woman who died specifically from “not AIDS.” The argument of the book is primarily that the collection of HIV interventions that aim to mitigate the effects of ... More


Exceptional Life, Exceptional Suffering: Enumerating HIV’s Truths

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2 explains how ideas about Sierra Leone’s civil war and various accounting practice (techniques of enumeration and stories of suffering) are produced and circulated about the epidemic in ... More


The HIV Industry in Postwar Sierra Leone

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 1 describes the “topography” of HIV programming in Freetown and the range of theoretical and conceptual tools for developing a map of the program terrain and its key actors.


For Love of Country: Model Citizens, Good Governance, and the Nationalization of HIV

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 5, I address some of the ways that global HIV/AIDS programming norms shape both the official performances of “good governance” and local expressions of political subjectivity among ... More


Positive Living: Hierarchies of Visibility, Vulnerability, and Self-Reliance

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 focuses on institutional preoccupation with visibility and recognition for establishing hierarchies within HIV organizations and among HIV-positive people. Also describes how certain ... More


Conclusion: The Future of HIV Exceptionalism

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The findings in this book suggest the role that HIV care, treatment, and support are to play in future global health endeavors needs to be carefully considered—and its exceptional status ... More


The Imperative to Talk: Disclosure and Its Preoccupations

Adia Benton

in HIV Exceptionalism: Development through Disease in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692422
eISBN:
9781452950693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692422.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 highlights practices of HIV disclosure and how it, as a global health norm, evokes and dovetails with local notions of secrecy, silence and concealment, an all-too-familiar and much ... More


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