Join the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) and American College of Epidemiology (ACE) for a joint webinar! Members of all organizations are welcome to participate!
Thanks to working group members Amy Millen, Lorna Thorpe, Pauline Mendola, and Russell Kirby for planning the events!
“Social Epidemiology of Ebola in the DRC”
Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Date: October 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm EST
Online Web Conference
Transmission of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been traced to people’s belief in misinformation and low institutional trust.
Such analyses draw from a mental map whose contours are shaped by coloniality.
By tracing human rights failings to the impoverished discursive infrastructure of objectivist epidemiology, we can transform global health by transforming its representations.