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BEWARE: HUMAN RIGHTS ARE BEING INTERPRETED TO SUIT THE FREE MARKET.

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1. These days, the market is presented to us as capable of resolving all problems –even of protecting human rights; but the latter, basically through the façade of corporate social responsibility (see Human Rights Readers 190 and 191). 2. The market, it is said, must have access to everything. So people’s rights must all be […]

Dealing with HIV in Uganda

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I know the exciting stuff these days is healthcare reform, but I happen to be in Uganda for a month, taking care of the female ward at Kisoro hospital.   I was recently called away from rounds for an urgent admission. I arrived to find a thin woman in her 50s, dressed in swaths of […]

Emory Medical School Social Medicine Elective

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Are you curious about just exactly what “social medicine” means?  This course was designed to answer that question.  The Social Medicine Elective was organized by Drs. Timothy Holtz and Alyssa Finlay and – as can be seen by the titles – covers an array of topics. You can download the course lectures as PowerPoint™ presentations.  […]




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