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AAA panel on (reproductive) health in Eastern Europe?


Dear all,

I'm an anthropologist working on reproductive health in Romania and would love to present my work at the AAA conference in Washington at the end of this year. Is anybody putting together a panel on (medical) anthropology in Eastern Europe and still looking for abstracts? 

All the best,
Erica van der Sijpt

Erica van der Sijpt, Ph.D.
University of Amsterdam
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, room 1.01.
1012 DK Amsterdam
The Netherlands

MSF Petition

The MSF Access Campaign is seeking to build support for a "Test Me Treat Me" initiative by circulating a petition that will be presented at upcoming international conferences to policy makers, pharmaceutical companies, funders, and government representatives. The petition demands universal access to Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) diagnosis and treatment, better treatment regimens, and the funding necessary to achieve these standards.  

Deadline Extended: New Post: Senior Lecturer/Clinical Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care for Children and Young People

(on behalf of Myra Bluebond-Langner)

Dear All


The deadline for the submission of applications in respect of this excellent and important new opportunity, available at UCL Institute of Child Health’s Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care has been extended to Friday 11th April 2014:-