Eleanor Kashouris reports on the 2022 Marginalisation and the Microbe Conference at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. The Marginalisation & the Microbe conference took place in late November 2022 as part of a Wellcome
How may individuals with sensory acuity and struggling with fear and anxiety be encouraged to participate more in social activities? Dawn-joy Leong reimagines conducive spaces for all, inspired by natural Autistic ways of coping
MedHums 101: Dr Caroline Rusterholz offers a historical perspective on reproductive rights that reveals the key role activism has always played in this area. The overturn of ‘Roe v. Wade’ in the US has sparked worldwide
Reiko Kanazawa reflects on a workshop series about Scotland and AIDS crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organising a workshop during a pandemic is daunting. So also is talking about AIDS while each country is
Georgia Haire reviews Vaccinating Britain: Mass vaccination and the public since the Second World War (Manchester University Press, 2019) by Gareth Millward. Throughout the post-war period, the British public actively accepted, even demanded, vaccines
How is epidemiology shaped by the political structures of class, race and colonial power? Consequently, how might public health practices perpetuate global inequities? Steven Wilson reviews Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Public Health (The MIT
Paige Sweet and Danielle Giffort examine the cultural work involved in the production, circulation and validation of Covid-19 knowledge, via an analysis of the abject figure of the ‘bad expert’. Paige: Danielle and
In this post, Anna Kemball reflects on the framing of Native Americans as ‘postapocalyptic’ people in the context of Coronavirus. She discusses the missing public health data on Native American rates of Covid-19 amidst
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