This post is largely unaltered from its original form on the new blog Psychocultural Cinema, which focuses on the intersection of medical and psychological anthropology with ethnographic and documentary filmmaking.
Orwell was once asked by his editor to address the question “why I write.” Orwell, in his typically clear and direct manner, listed a range of reasons, from personal …
Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific: Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases
Edited by Milton J. Lewis and Kerrie L. MacPherson
Routledge Publishing, 2012
322 pp., US $155.00 (hardback)
The phrase “double disease burden” is one that has been increasingly used in modern public health discussions. The concept applies to “developing …