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Appropriating “Malaria”: Local Responses to Malaria Treatment and Prevention in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

January 13, 2011 - 09:41 -- Patrick Sampao
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Stefanie Granado, Lenore Manderson, Brigit Obrist, Marcel Tanner
Reference: 
Medical Anthropology, Volume 30, Issue 1 January 2011 , pages 102 - 121

Drawing on theoretical understandings of the introduction, transfer, and appropriation of concepts and material objects, we examine the processes of localization in relation to malaria in Abidjan, and in doing so, highlight the challenges for health professionals seeking to scale-up public health interventions.

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