Qatar is a small peninsula, surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Gulf. Its only land connection is to Saudi Arabia to the south. In the eighteenth century, its inhabitants generated income mainly from pearl diving, fishing, trade, and sea transport.
The fear of rabies in the slums of New Delhi, India.
Free-grazing ducks and influenza uncertainties in South China.
Wilbert Gesler’s (1992, 737) foundational text on therapeutic landscapes outlines a range of humanist and structuralist approaches, the former emphasizing ‘subjectivity, individuality, creativity, the importance of experience, meaning, and value’ but critiqued for failing to acknowledge underlying structures, and the latter emphasizing materialist or political economic ideas but critiqued for discounting the agency of individual actors.
A synergistic interaction
Everyday self-care in a civil servant milieu of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Experiences with spousal stroke care
An exploration of online drug knowledge using digital methods
Humiliation and claims to recognition of volunteer nurses in the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone
Mothers, children, and the impact of austerity on perinatal mental health
Exploring the postvital life of cadavers in Danish dissection labs
Dissecting and memorialising the dead in medical education
Donation, education, and bodies in Taiwan
A story of organ donation and communication across the ‘great mist’ in Iceland
When posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) entered the DSM, support for the diagnosis was a critical part of advocacy for Vietnam veterans.
Some comments on the theoretical underpinnings of Anke Niehof’s ‘micro-ecological approach to health’