journal
15 Oct 2017

Fast Relief

The experience of time famine in contemporary U.S. culture affects household decisions about self‐care and the use of pharmaceuticals for selfmedication. This article examines the manner in which time demands shape lay interpretations of medicine efficacy and drive increases in medication use for adults as well as children. Medicines, like other time‐saving commodities, appear to […] Pat Ng
blog
02 Nov 2017

Welcome to the AMIS Hub!

The story of ‘How do we get patients to stop demanding antibiotics?' to where we are now. diva admin
Theme
02 Nov 2017

Care

How do antimicrobials shape care for people, animals and plants? diva admin
People
03 Nov 2017

– Coll de Lima Hutchison –

Coll is an anthropologist of science in the Anti-Microbials in Society (AMIS) Hub and the DFID funded Febrile Illness Evaluation in a Broad Range of Endemicities (FIEBRE) study. His research seeks to combine political ecologies of health and disease with historical analysis and critical engagement with epidemiology and biological sciences, more broadly. His research follows microbes and […] diva admin
People
03 Nov 2017

– Alice Street –

My research focuses on the material politics of global health, with a focus on Papua New Guinea and South India.       In 2017 I started a European Research Council funded project on diagnostic devices in global health. The DiaDev project, Investigating the Design and Use of Diagnostic Devices in Global Health, explores the […] diva admin
People
14 Nov 2017

– Clare Chandler –

Clare’s research focus has been on the use of antimicrobial medicines and diagnostics in global health. She directs the LSHTM Antimicrobial Resistance Centre and leads the Anthropology of AMR research group. Further information on Clare is available on her institutional profile. Pat Ng
People
14 Nov 2017

– Komatra Chuengsatiansup –

Komatra Chuengsatiansup is a medical anthropologist, medical doctor and the Director of the Society and Health Institute, which is part of the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand. He has researched and widely published in Thai and international journals on community health and social policy, including community drug use, village health volunteers, and primary care in […] Pat Ng
People
14 Nov 2017

– Laurie Denyer Willis –

Laurie is a medical anthropologist concerned with the urban and political ecologies of health and disease in post-colonial landscapes. Her research explores animal-human relations, religion, and shifting meanings of care. Further information on Laurie is available on her institutional profile. Pat Ng
People
14 Nov 2017

– Luechai Sringernyuang –

Luechai Sringernyuang is an Associate Professor in medical anthropologist, Director of Health Social Science International Programme and Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at Mahidol University, Thailand. His research and teaching focus on qualitative methodology, pharmaceutical anthropology, the anthropology of infections and chronic diseases, accidents, and HIV/AIDS. In the past, he has […] Pat Ng
People
15 Nov 2017

– Nik Brown –

Nik Brown is professor in sociology at the University of York working across Science and Technology Studies (STS) and the Sociology of Health and Illness (SHI). He has several decades of research and scholarship experience working first on the regulation and governance of the biosciences. His interest in novel and legally challenging areas of biology […] Pat Ng
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