How the Logics of Biomedical Practice Travel

Authored by: Elizabeth Cartwright , Anita Hardon , Lenore Manderson

The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138015630
eBook ISBN: 9781315794198
Adobe ISBN: 9781317743781


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Dr Fahim Rahim, a nephrologist, helps a sick child in Yangri, Nepal, following the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the area in May 2015. Nearly one billion people living in remote parts of the world lack access to adequate biomedical care, and in times of natural disaster, they become significantly much more difficult to reach to provide aid. An unknown observer took the photograph for him.

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