In this blogspace I am examining free-market influences on disease-response efforts in Kenya and the South Indian state of Kerala. My critique reveals the economic pressures, socio-historical factors and political interests which have allowed Kerala to largely meet the medical needs of its citizens while hindering Kenyan attempts to decrease malaria rates.
|Nov 28 2011||Anti-Communist Resentment in the 21rst Century|
When analyzing what is not in the media, we see a fear of societal transition away from profit-oriented Capitalism towards people-oriented Socialism
|Nov 28 2011||Exotic, Rare and Defying all Norms... so where's the Media?|
International and particularly western media outlets have failed to cover the story of extremely low malaria rates in the poor south Indian state of Kerala.
|Nov 17 2011||Grassroots Politics, Sound Health Care|
Kerala demonstrates that investment in human betterment is ultimately an investment in the development of the state.
|Nov 14 2011||Socialist, Successful and (therefore) Unspoken of Kerala, India|
The economic and political systems of Kerala state, India.
|Oct 26 2011||Malaria Doesn't Have to be a Killer, Merely a Pest|
Economic pressures and political interests of the global elite fuel poor health care provision and disease-response efforts in parts of the world that need these social services the most.