Lectures

Doing and Seeing: Cultivating a “Fractured Habitus” through Reflexive Clinician Ethnography

Introduction

The tension between critical theoretical innovation and on-the-ground, practical application has animated intense debate in medical anthropology (Scheper-Hughes 1990). Epistemological and methodological conflicts cropping up at the intersection of medicine and anthropology, though central considerations for all medical anthropologists, represent an inescapable source of tension for MD/PhD clinician-ethnographers. While innovative manuscripts produced by such scholars (Wendland 2019) have illustrated …

Features

Therapeutic Enclaves in Central Mozambique? Lives Saved, Livelihoods Lost

This article is part of the series:
Tallying the numbers tested, the numbers saved, and the numbers cared for.
Tallying the numbers tested, the numbers saved, and the numbers cared for.

This post was contributed by Ippolytos Kalofonos (University of Washington)

Introduction

The global effort to expand the provision of antiretroviral treatment in low and middle-income countries initiated in the early part of this decade represents the largest collective medical intervention in history. It has been funded by many …