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Biosocial Model of Disability
This chapter began with an introduction to disability and aging as part of the global human condition. It is then argued that a disability perspective is critical to understanding different ways people are aging and those ...
An African ethics of social wellbeing: Understanding Disability and Public Health
(University of Rochester Press, 2020-12-01)
In this chapter, I argue that we need to reconceptualise how we think of ethics in public health to address disability in Africa. I begin by investigating what an African morality and ethics would look like, why it is ...
Disproportionate Impact on People with Sickle Cell Disorders: Written evidence submitted to Women’s Committee Inquiry on Unequal impact: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics
• There are 14,000 people with SCD in the United Kingdom (UK) and they predominantly belong to the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic population, often living in families and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 ...
Intersectionality and Employment in England: Where are all the Black Disabled People?
This paper begins by giving a description of the relationship between austerity and the neoliberal policy focus on work in the UK, and how this impacts negatively on disabled people. It examines why Black disabled people’s ...
You have to find a caring man, like your father! Gendering sickle cell and refashioning women's moral boundaries in Sierra Leone
Most research on sickle cell disorders has tended to be gender-blind. This qualitative study undertaken in 2018, explores if and how sickle cell disorders become gendered in Sierra Leone through the analytical framework ...
Time to apply a social determinants of health lens to addressing sickle cell disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa
(British Medical Journal, 2020-07-28)
Competing ethics in a pilot strategy to implement parasitology training and research in post-Ebola Sierra Leone.
(International Health, 2020-08-27)
Much of the focus of public health research post-Ebola in Sierra Leone has been on rebuilding the health care system. However, very little attention has focused on capacity building in knowledge necessary for (bio)medical ...
Use of DMU e-Parasitology in a West African university
(Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Alcalá, 2020-11-01)
Following the devastating effects of the 2013-16 Ebola outbreak on the Sierra Leonean public health system, De Montfort University (DMU, UK) is leading a project to build the teaching and research capabilities of medical ...