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The Politics of Polio in Northern Nigeria
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Elisha P. Renne
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-30 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In 2008, Northern Nigeria had the greatest number of confirmed cases of polio in the world and was the source of outbreaks in several West African countries. Elisha P. Renne explores the politics and social dynamics of the Northern Nigerian response to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which has been
Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Elisha P Renne
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-16 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria tells the story of Islamic reform from the perspective of dress, textile production, trade, and pilgrimage over the past 200 years. As Islamic reformers have sought to address societal problems such as poverty, inequality, ignorance, unemployment, extravagance, and corruption, they have used
The politics of vaccination
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Christine Holmberg, Stuart Blume, Paul Greenough
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-16 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Mass vaccination campaigns are political projects that presume to protect individuals, communities, and societies. Like other pervasive expressions of state power - taxing, policing, conscripting - mass vaccination arouses anxiety in some people but sentiments
Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Global Health
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Richard Parker, Jonathan GarcĂ­a
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: Routledge

In the early twenty-first century, key public health issues and challenges have taken centre stage on the global scene, and health has been placed at the heart of our collective aspirations for human development and well-being. But significant debate exists not only about the causes, but also about the possible
The Politics of Disease Control
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Mari K. Webel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-12 - Publisher: Ohio University Press

A history of epidemic illness and political change, The Politics of Disease Control focuses on epidemics of sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis) around Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika in the early twentieth century as well as the colonial public health programs designed to control them. Mari K. Webel prioritizes local