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Sexual Health in India

Sexual education in India is a very debated topic. India’s new health minister, Harsh Vardhan, released a statement stating sexual education should be banned from schools. As an individual of South Asian decent, I have been raised with many of…

Sexual Health In India

Growing up in an Indian culture, I am aware of why there are so many problems regarding sexual health in India on a first hand basis. Although I grew up in America, one of the main differences I noticed growing…

Ebola in West Africa

Ebola is a health problem that has been around for quite some time but recently has gained a large amount of attention in the United States. This extremely contagious disease has had outbreaks before, but has become more noteworthy due…

Clinical Medical Anthropology

I choose to write about clinical medical anthropology for several reasons, the first being to do with my future career. In the future I know I will have to work with patients that come from different cultural beliefs and backgrounds….

HIV/AIDS in Africa

HIV/ AIDS in Africa is not an uncommon combination. AIDS in African countries has always been a growing problem. Sub- Saharan Africa holds the worlds worst HIV and AIDS epidemic. In 2012 roughly 25 million people were living with HIV….

HIV in Malawi

Many mothers in Malawi struggle against combating the contracting and transmission of HIV. This is because the number of HIV cases in Malawi is high. Many of these cases being mothers with small children, who have been seen to transmit…

Global Health

I choose to pick this intersection of applied medical anthropology because I believe it is one of the applied medical anthropology intersections that has the largest impact on health as a whole since global health issues effect everyone no matter…

Global Health

Global health is an issue that has intrigued me for many years. This intersection applies to my personal interests and future career goals because I want to spend a few years traveling with organizations like physicians without borders to areas…

Community Health

I chose Community Health because that is the one that interest me the most. In a few weeks I will be starting my master’s program in Community Health Education and after I complete the program I will then take the…