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Disabilities and Medicine. A survey of the Amman surgical reconstruction project 2012
Our survey bears something of a resemblance to a study carried out by Vanja Kovacic in Homa Bay, Kenya, in which she investigated patients' disease coping mechanisms and their "dependence on medical institutions" (V. Kovacic and J.
Amondi, "Social navigation and HIV/AIDS", in "AIDS: a new pandemic leading to new medical and political practices", Cahiers du Crash, 2011, p. 81). In Amman, we also studied this "dependence" and its practical effects on long-term treatment, both from the patients' standpoint and from that of MSF's project teams (...)