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Planned Obsolescence of Medical Humanitarian Missions: An Interview with Tony Redmond, Professor and Practitioner of International Emergency Medicine and Co-founder of HCRI and UK-Med

innovations in everyday medical practice to humanitarian work in the field. It seems to me a cultural, a psychosocial block. If you talk about surgery , for example, in a humanitarian setting, immediately among many NGO workers their antibodies will rise. They will say, ‘That’s terrible, you can’t allow that Western, too high-tech surgery; it is inappropriate.’ But then if you say, ‘So, what about obstructed labour and interventions to save the mother and the child?’, then

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Interpreting Violence on Healthcare in the Early Stage of the South Sudanese Civil War
Xavier Crombé
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Joanna Kuper

the government won’t see the difference if it is us or ICRC providing the surgery and yet we don’t have the permanent ability to address the needs of non-war-wounded patients, such as obstetrics. Indeed, surgical care available to wounded combatants had been considered a trump card to obtain guarantees of respect and protection from the opposition’s leadership, whose soldiers, according to MSF-H’s head of mission

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Amikam Nachmani

musicians in Israel in winter 2002.) Turkish and Israeli film weeks, architecture, painting, carpet and photograph exhibitions won much success and acclaim. The Ottoman carpets exhibition in Jerusalem, and the Israeli “Bread” photograph exhibition, drew large crowds. The latter, shown in Istanbul in June 1998, centred on the many symbolic meanings of bread in different cultures. The Turkish Cancer Association displayed photographs of the Israeli model, Ariella Shavid, who had her breasts removed owing to cancer. Shavid went on with her life, without altering her post-surgery

in Turkey: facing a new millennium
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Gill Allwood
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Khursheed Wadia

necessitation [sic] major surgery’. Moreover, Amnesty, Human Rights Watch and the government themselves all attest to the use of rape against women in Uganda as a means of coercion. Sara claimed asylum in 2003 and was forced into destitution in December 2004 when her appeal was turned down. Sara lived rough for many months. She now stays with an English woman and lives off Red Cross parcels, while she tries to find a solicitor to take up her case and put in a fresh claim using new evidence that she has been able to recently gather. Sara also has had no news about her husband

in Refugee women in Britain and France
(Re)calibrating democratic expectations
Darren Halpin

‘membership’. One could imagine that measures to enforce groups with representative potential to adhere to membership style affiliations and internal democratic procedures would enhance the legitimacy of their advocacy activities. For instance, knowing that the majority of doctors are members of the British Medical Association, that doctors authorize their representatives, adds something to the BMA’s advocacy when it comes out against extended opening hours for GP surgeries. Likewise, knowing that the Botanical Society of America is made up of professional biologists, and

in Groups, representation and democracy
Rationale and barriers
Idil Atak

patients, or they are closed to uninsured patients … funding only allows them to provide primary care (such as) basic blood-work and imaging, but then really anything beyond that, if they're hospitalized, they need surgery, if they need chemo or radiation … there's no funds for that. (P-19, 2016) Finally, a young migrant who had experienced being undocumented after Access T.O. came into force summarised the hardship she went through after a deportation order was issued against her family

in Sanctuary cities and urban struggles
Simone de Beauvoir and a Global Theory of Feminist Recognition
Monica Mookherjee

, while also, potentially, suffering a different, ‘resistant’, experience is reflected in Beauvoir's discussion of female genital mutilation in Africa late in her life (Wenzel 1986 ). This practice is as much ‘our’ problem as it is that of the ‘other’ woman, because women who undergo these surgeries still experience their ambiguity; they resist the thing-like designation. ‘The

in Recognition and Global Politics
Governmentality of participation and strategic veto in Bihar and Jharkhand, India
Amit Prakash

infrastructure and increased security-related expenditure on new vehicles fitted with modern communication systems, modern weaponry and anti-land mine vehicles for their patrolling duties. The limited impact of these initiatives has been pointed out by numerous police officials35 and is characterised by one respondent as mere ‘plastic surgery’ of the security machinery.36 The second ramification of this strategic veto by Naxals is the diversion of public funds to security functions, which, if deployed in other areas, may have created greater institutional capacity. Thus, the

in Cultures of governance and peace
Zalfa Feghali

our own bodies wounded by the media and intervened upon by the invisible surgery of pop culture, and to do it in such a way that our audiences are not even aware of it’ (Ethno-​Techno p. 60). Given that ‘the mainstream bizarre has effectively blurred the borders between pop culture, performance, and “reality” ’, Gómez-​ Peña counteracts this process by cautiously embracing the development and utilising it to his own ends –​appropriate to his queered rasquache practice (Ethno-​Techno p. 51). If the queering of citizenship as I understand it takes place at the

in Crossing borders and queering citizenship
Alanna O’Malley

the Congo also led to a renewed effort to bring American and British policies into line as governments changed on both sides of the Atlantic. Trying to find common ground Macmillan’s tenure as Prime Minister came to a sudden end in October 1963 when surgery forced him to abdicate the leadership of the Conservative Party. Home assumed the Prime Minister’s post, while in Washington, the assassination of President Kennedy on 22 November led Lyndon B. Johnson to become President. As Namikas has described it, Johnson ‘was not prepared to deal with foreign policy crises

in The diplomacy of decolonisation