The politics of fear : Médecins sans Frontières and the West African ebola epidemic / edited by Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au.

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Other Authors: Hofman, Michiel (Editor), Au, Sokhieng (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au
  • Doctors against borders / João Nunes
  • Whose security? / Adia Benton
  • vignette 1. A few days in July / Lindis Hurum
  • The "humanitarian" response to the ebola epidemic in Guinea / Jean-Francois Caremel, Sylvain Landry B. Faye, and Ramatou Ouedraogo
  • The initial international aid response in Sierra Leone / Thomas Kratz
  • Dying of the mundane in the time of ebola / Mit Philips
  • vignette 2. Treating, suffering, and surviving ebola
  • How did Médecins san frontiers negotiate clinical trials of unproven treatments during the 2014-2015 ebola epidemic? / Annette Rid and Annick Antierens
  • Failing Dr. Khan / Tim O'Dempsey
  • Finding an answer to ebola's greatest challenge / Armand Sprecher
  • vignette 3. Children in the ebola treatment centers / Allie Tua Lappia and Patricia Carrick
  • Fear and containment / Alice Desclaux, Moustapha Diop, and Stéphane Doyon
  • Challenges of instituting effective medevac policies / Duncan McLean
  • vignette 4. Returing to the "ebola world" / e Maud Santantonio.