Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Mental Maps: Why Africa Fears Western Medicine

In my desire to explore different mental maps, I found an interesting article that was published in yesterday's issue of the International Herald Tribune. It is a reflection of Libya's case against the Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor, who were released last week after having been in custody for 8 years, accused to having infected 400 Libyian babies with the HI-Virus. The author is Harriet A. Washington who wrote the book "Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans From Colonial Times to the Present." More...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Perhaps the legal murder convictions of Drs. Bezwoda, Swango, and McGown as well as the agreement by esteemed medical journals and WHO that uncleaned medical instruments demonstrably transmit HIV remove such events from the arena of "conspiracy theory" into therealm of demonstrated fact.

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