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Conference Report: The Humanization of Health Sciences through Innovation in Health Professions Education

Brocher Foundation, May 2016

Introduction

This three-day event took place at the Brocher Foundation Institute, Geneva, from May 17-20 2016, and was generously funded by a Brocher Foundation award. The organising team included Berna Gerber, Thomas Cousins, and Lizahn Cloete (Stellenbosch University), Megan Wainwright (University of Cape Town), Michelle Pentecost (University of Oxford), Ferdinand Mukumbang (University of the Western …

In the Journals

In The Journals – April Part II

Another set of great papers from the journals in April. Enjoy!

 

 Social Science & Medicine

‘I knew before I was told’: Breaches, cues and clues in the diagnostic assemblage

 Louise Locock, Sarah Nettleton, Susan Kirkpatrick, Sara Ryan and Sue Ziebland

Diagnosis can be both a ‘diagnostic moment’, but also a process over time. This paper uses secondary analysis of narrative …

Features

Introduction: The First Thousand Days of Life

This article is part of the series:

(On behalf of the First Thousand Days Research Group (University of Cape Town))

“Good nutrition in the first 1000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday sets the foundation for all the days that follow.”

— ThousandDays.org

“The First 1,000 Days of being a parent are now accepted to be the most significant in a child’s development.”

In the Journals

Special Issue of Biosocieties: Neurosciences beyond the laboratory

Tanja Schneider and Steve Woolgar introduce us to Neuroscience beyond the laboratory: Neuro knowledges, technologies and markets, in this special issue of Biosocieties.

 

Neuromarketing in the making: Enactment and reflexive entanglement in an emerging field

Tanja Schneider and Steve Woolgar

 As the neurosciences make their way beyond the laboratory, they become influential in a wide range of

In the Journals

In the Journals – November 2015 Part I

Here’s comes the first round of what you’ll find ‘In the Journals’ from November. Apart from the listings below, also see the Somatosphere post on a Special Issue in Theory, Culture and Society on Transdisciplinary Problematics, which you’ll find here.

 

Medical Anthropology

Skillful Revelation: Local Healers, Rationalists, and Their ‘Trickery’ in Chhattisgarh, Central India

Helen Mary McDonald

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