Author Archives: Irène Mathieu

Refugee resettlement in Philadelphia, USA: Challenges and opportunities

Michelle Munyikwa is a MD/PhD (anthropology) candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research centers on the experiences of refugees resettling in Philadelphia, PA. In Read More

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Why the World Can’t Wait for Universal Preschool

As a pediatric resident I spend a lot of time with preschool-aged children in the hospital or at clinic. I have the privilege of watching Read More

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Syria and the Global Health Community

Can you imagine 6 million children in transit, fleeing violence in their hometowns, seeking a place to live, eat, sleep, and learn with their families Read More

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Being Black as a Global Health Hazard

In the US American media, relatively little attention has been devoted to a recent emergency in the Dominican Republic. Thanks to controversial legislation passed there Read More

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Book Review: Malaria, Poems

“Malaria pivots / on the silver / point of poverty” Cameron Conaway writes in his new poetry collection Malaria, Poems. Rarely do the worlds of Read More

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Reflections on Academia and the Ethics of Global Health Education

As a fourth-year medical student I recently had the opportunity to spend two months in Guatemala. Partly research, partly clinical work, my time in Guatemala Read More

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