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The politics of fear Médecins sans Frontières and the West African ebola epidemic

Author: Michiel Hofman; Sokhieng Au
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Politics of Fear' is Médecins sans Frontières's commissioned analysis of the politics surrounding the 2014 Ebola epidemic and response. The volume contains 11 topic-based chapters and four eyewitness vignettes from contributors inside and outside MSF
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michiel Hofman; Sokhieng Au
ISBN: 9780190624507 0190624507 9780190624477 0190624477
OCLC Number: 1013580427
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Previously issued in print: 2017
Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
Description: 1 Online-Ressource illustrations (black and white)
Contents: ContentsContributorsPreface, Christopher StokesIntroduction, Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng AuThe Response1. Doctors against Borders: Medecins sans Frontieres and Global Health Security, Joao Nunes2. Whose security? Militarization and securitization during West Africa's Ebola Outbreak, Adia BentonVignette 1. A few days in July, Lindis HurumThe System3. The 'humanitarian' response to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea. Between routine and exceptions. Jean-Francois Caremel, Sylvain Landry B. Faye and Ramatou Ouedraogo4. The initial international aid response in Sierra Leone - A viewpoint from the field, Thomas Kratz5. Dying of the Mundane in the Time of Ebola, Mit Philips Vignette 2. Treating, Suffering, and Surviving Ebola: The Story of Prince, Prince Lahai and Patricia CarrickPatients6. How did Medecins sans Frontieres Negotiate Clinical Trials of Unproven Treatments during the West African Ebola Epidemic? Annette Rid and Annick Antierens7. Saving Dr. Khan, Timothy O'Dempsey8. Finding an Answer to Ebola's Greatest Challenge, Armand SprecherVignette 3. Children in the Ebola Treatment Centers, Patricia Carrick and Allie Tua LappiaContainment9. Fear and Containment. Contact Follow up Perceptions and Social Containment in Senegal and Guinea, Alice Desclaux, Moustapha Diop, and Stephane Doyon.10. Challenges of Instituting Effective Medevac Policies, Duncan McLeanVignette 4. Returning to the
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