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Modern Day Slavery: A Public Health Concern?

Guest Blogger: Carli Richie-Zavaleta Social Justice in Public Health Dan Beauchamp’s professional and academic works have established a legacy of connecting public health with social justice. It was during my first year of a graduate program at Drexel University School of Public Health when I was introduced to the framework of Social Justice in Public Health. Through Beauchamp’s social justice framework, we—public health students, practitioners, and researchers—are challenged to rethink our approaches to public health practice. He challenges us to dismantle the social structures of society and examine health disparities. His framework is to analyze health disparities as consequences of a lack of an ethical approach to the protection of the health of those who have limited or no social, political and economic power in society

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Patients “Achieving” Healthcare in LMICs: Reflections on “Second Chances: Surviving AIDS in Uganda”

I recently read the book Second Chances: Surviving AIDS in Uganda, edited by Susan Reynolds Whyte, a medical anthropologist who has been conducting research and Read More

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Global Health In my Backyard: Addressing Racial Health Disparities in Oakland, CA

In this video, Alex Briscoe, Alameda County Health Services Director, discusses the link between health and wealth in San Francisco’s Bay Area. Providing economic opportunities Read More

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Relative risk of cervical cancer in indigenous women in Australia, Canada,…

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