In Tandem: Chronic disease and the history of private health care in Kenya and South Africa

Presented by Catherine Burns

Monday, 14 October, 2019 - 15:00

This paper traces the rise of private medicine and private hospitals, and related to this private health insurance, in two countries in Africa with particular reference to kidney disease and draws in commentary on a related rising maternal crisis: pre-eclampsia.

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