Fórum sobre Medicalização da Educação e da Sociedade Sonia Shah – Fórum Sobre Medicalização da Educação e da Sociedade

The fever: HOW MALARIA HAS RULED HUMANKIND FOR 500,000 YEARS por Sonia Shah

In recent years, malaria has emerged as a cause célèbre for voguish philanthropists. Bill Gates, Bono, and Laura Bush are only a few of the personalities who have lent their names—and opened their pocketbooks—in hopes of curing the disease. Still, in a time when every emergent disease inspires waves of panic, why aren’t we doing more to eradicate one of our oldest foes? And how does a parasitic disease that we’ve known how to prevent for more than a century still infect 500 million people…


Gênero: Livro
Assuntos: Biopolítica, História da Medicina, Indústria Farmacêutica, Medicamento

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The Body Hunters por Sonia Shah

Hailed by John le Carré as an act of courage on the part of its author” and singled out for praise by the leading medical journals in the United States and the United Kingdom, The Body Hunters uncovers the real-life story behind le Carré’s acclaimed novel The Constant Gardener and the feature film based on it.”A trenchant exposé . . . meticulously researched and packed with documentary evidence” (Publishers Weekly), Sonia Shah’s riveting journalistic account shines a much-needed spotlight on a disturbing new global trend.…


Gênero: Livro
Assuntos: Ensaios Clínicos, Farmacologia, Indústria Farmacêutica, Medicamento, Novas Tecnologias, Pesquisa Científica

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