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Does public health practice punish the poor?

“The quasi-religious belief in the power of the individual to overcome their own problems, embedded deeply in Anglo-American culture, and within much of psychotherapy itself, has long been used by the powerful as a justification for disciplining the poor.” Zoe Williams, in today’s Guardian. You can read the full article here.   I was trained […]

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Innovations in Monitoring: Biometrics

Who is who? Robust personal identification is an important part of service provision and patient tracking across the continuum of care. This is especially important in chronic care (such as TB or HIV) where drug adherence is necessary for successful treatment outcomes and curbing transmission. In the case of TB, tracking drug adherence is essential […]

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