All I Eat Is Medicine: Going Hungry in Mozambique's AIDS Economy

All I Eat Is Medicine: Going Hungry in Mozambique's AIDS Economy

by Ippolytos Kalofonos

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Overview

All I Eat is Medicine charts the lives of individuals and institutions in the thick of the Mozambican AIDS epidemic during the global scale-up of treatment for HIV/AIDS in Mozambique at the turn of the twenty-first century. Even as it saved lives, the AIDS treatment scale-up perpetuated the exploitation and exclusion that was implicated in the propagation of the epidemic in the first place. This book calls attention to the global social commitments and responsibilities that a truly therapeutic global health requires.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520289406
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 06/11/2021
Series: California Series in Public Anthropology , #52
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Ippolytos Kalofonos, MD, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Social Medicine and the Humanities at the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, the International Institute at UCLA, and a practicing psychiatrist at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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