In Abundance, Julia, a US medical doctor, flees her privileged life to deliver health care in African villages. Carl, also American, but with different experiences as a black man in the US, is an international NGO expat self-exiled in West Africa. The two come together as colleagues (and then more) as Liberia is convulsed in a brutal civil war.
The latest edition of what remains the leading source for radical analysis in global healthcare. Combining rigorous analysis with practical policy suggestions, Global Health Watch 6 offers an accessible and compelling case for a radical new approach to healthcare across the world.
Kirk Scirto draws upon his extensive experience on 4 continents and a broad array of research to examine the pitfalls of traditional approaches ("suitcase" medicine, clinic building) and the benefits of empowering approaches (training, system strengthening, and more) to global health work. Full of stories illustrating what really works in the struggle for health justice.