ch 14

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Department
International Development Studies
Course Code
IDSB04H3
Professor
Anne- Emanuelle Birn

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Doing International Health
Picture: Today's Random Medical News
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Key questions: P. 694
How does the tradition approach to doing international health compare to the political economy
approach?
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What are the connections among personal motivations, institutional aims, and the geopolitical context
of international health?
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What alternatives to traditional international health help foster true cooperation?
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How do we measure success in international health
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Traditional International Health is marked by: P. 694-6
Historical patterns of colonial relations
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Foreign policy priorities/ self interest (on the institution level)
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Persistent inequalities (not only outcome, but also in power/deciding/ the work of health care)
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Yet learning is multi-directional and engagement in international health can be transformative
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Presumes that powerful have a monopoly on knowledge
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That the colonial past is distant
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Relies on some development economists who smugly reproduce advice and actions based on flawed
models
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Parasites and politics (p. 698)
Trypanosomiasis
Tsetse flies, parasites, immune system, CNS
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Long contained through herding
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Colonialism disrupted ecological equilibrium
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Problem of African body or colonial body politic?
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Continuing legacy of 60m exposed, 100,000 infected
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"Neglected" disease
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Practicing international health: people, organizations, and the world order (p. 698-9)
Motivations and actions of individuals1.Missions and interventions of organization2.Logic and structures of the world order3.
Box 14-2: personal motivations for working in international health
Potential pitfalls
Global health tourism
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Communicating (culturally and linguistically)
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Ethical dilemmas
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Training Vs. Experience
Gupta and Farmer. P. 704
Three 'admonitions' to students and course directors:
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Learn about the 'political, sociocultural, and economic history" of the country and recognize that
"in no settings does treatment end with a simple prescription or procedure; effective therapy
needs invariably reflect the social conditions of patients"
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Know the setting1.
Lecture 12
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Ch 14
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Doing international Health
November-30-10
1:12 PM
Lecture Page 1
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Lecture12-C h14- Doinginternational Health November-30-10 1:12PM DoingInternational Health - Picture: TodaysRandom Medical News Keyquestions: P. 694 - How doesthetradition approach to doinginternational health compareto the political economy approach? - What aretheconnectionsamongpersonal motivations, institutional aims, andthe geopolitical context of international health? - What alternativesto traditional international health helpfoster truecooperation? - How do wemeasuresuccess in international health Traditional International Healthismarkedby: P. 694-6 - Historicalpatternsof colonial relations - Foreignpolicypriorities self interest (on theinstitution level) - Persistent inequalities(not onlyoutcome, but alsoinpowerdeciding theworkof healthcare) - Yet learningismulti-directional and engagement in international health can be transformative - Presumesthat powerful haveamonopolyon knowledge - That the colonial past isdistant - Relieson somedevelopment economistswhosmuglyreproduce adviceandactionsbasedon flawed models Parasitesandpolitic
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