FROM COLONIALISM TO MARKET TRIUMPHALISM
- Colonial Rule:
•Colonial rule identifies countries that ruled territories prior to WWII.
•Colonial countries included much of Europe, North America and Britain.
•They colonized most of continent of Africa and Asia.
- Colonial Medicine:
•Mainly concerned with serving Western interests
•Directed towards urban areas
•Mainly used for economic growth
•Led to emergence of ‘tropical medicine’
•Technocratic, vaccines, for instance through DDT interventions to address malaria
•Helped to promote racial segregation
- Tropical Medicine:
Malaria, geographical immigration, issues related to tropical diseases.
Focuses only on one particular disease at a time. Technical intervention at a time for a disease.