ACAS Bulletin

Health and Political Violence
(No. 50/51)
by Association of Concerned Africa Scholars
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
Winter/Spring 1998
51 pages
Type: Newsletter
Coverage in Africa: Angola, Mozambique, South Africa, Africa, Rwanda, Sudan
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: Editorial Introduction by Meredeth Turshen • Reconstructing Health in Post-War Mozambique by Julie Cliff • A Critical Comment on “Reconstructing Health in Post-war Mozambique” by Julie Cliff by Karim Hirji • Violence, Gender and Illness in Post-War Mozambique by Robert P. Marlin • The Uprooted and the Forgotten by Asma Abdel Halim • Women and Conflict in Africa by Meredeth Turshen • Some Reflections Arising from “Women’s War Stories” by Meredeth Turshen by Karim F. Hirji • Removing Landmines --- One Limb at a Time? by Warren “Bud” Day • The Photographer, His Editor, Her Audience, Their Humanitarians: How Rwanda’s Pictures Travel Through the American Psyche by Niranjan S. Karnik • Professional Accountability: Lessons from the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission by H. Jack Geiger • CHISA: The Committee for Health in Southern Africa • The newsletter discusses the IMF (International Monetary Fund), Sudan Human Rights Organization, the Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF), the Frelimo government, Renamo, Rhodesia, counter-insurgency operations, National Health Service, donors, international NGOs, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the Ministry of Health, USAID, the CIA, South African destabilization, the Mozambican National Resistance (MNR), AIDS, civil war, gender violence, HIV, Human Rights Watch, the Northern Arizona Peace and Justice Network, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, President Mandela, President Chissano, Graça Machel, President Clinton, the Ottawa Process, South African Medical and Dental Council, the Medical Association of South Africa (MASA), the Afrikaans community, and the African National Congress (ANC).
Used by permission of several co-chairs of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars.
Collection: Association of Concerned Africa Scholars Papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections