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Conseils de lecture sur la Covid-19 - Partie 3

Alors qu’une première vague de l’épidémie de Covid-19 est en fin de course en Europe et qu’elle poursuit une trajectoire ascendante dans de nombreuses régions du monde, nous proposons une troisième liste de lecture. Elle constitue un bilan d’étape de l’état des connaissances (origine, circulation, transmission et manifestations du virus), des conséquences sociales de l’épidémie, et de l’état du débat scientifique. Comme les deux premières, cette sélection rassemble des articles en français et en anglais, issus de la presse généraliste ou scientifique, ainsi que des contributions issues des sciences sociales.

Alors qu’une première vague de l’épidémie de Covid-19 est en fin de course en Europe et qu’elle poursuit une trajectoire ascendante dans de nombreuses régions du monde, nous proposons une troisième liste de lecture 📖 https://t.co/KcHGtQj0R0 https://t.co/ow8NL2JtXp
Lors de cet entretien réalisé le 16 juin, Rony Brauman retrace l'histoire de l'épidémie de Covid-19 et de celles qui l'ont précédée, tout en alertant sur celles à venir. https://t.co/saJdv9BvlM
[CONFÉRENCE] Les essais cliniques, entre science et intérêts financiers Le 8 octobre, Pierre Chirac présentera son analyse des stratégies d’influence de l’industrie pharmaceutique et des intérêts particuliers des chercheurs hospitalo-universitaires. https://t.co/bxJRLk5q3v
Retrouvez Rony Brauman dans le documentaire de Pierre Haski intitulé "OMS : Chine-USA, un duel dangereux" diffusé ce soir sur ARTE à partir de 20h50. 📺 https://t.co/mPBbRGy38P
"L'épidémie de Covid a été un rappel plus qu'une révélation" Retrouvez l'interview de Rony Brauman diffusée lundi dernier sur @franceinter 🎙️ https://t.co/zgiIwoQVek https://t.co/6t90Zn4Alz
Painting "Tuko Poa" benches in Kibera
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Representations of HIV and impact on care seeking among the men of Homa Bay, Kenya

This study, conducted among the men of Homa Bay in Nyanza Province, Kenya, assesses the representations of HIV and impact on care seeking. It reveals that simply setting up a testing or care campaign does not necessarily mean that the entire population will participate; the message has to be tailored to the target population and fine-tuned even within that population.

MSF Mobile Clinics and Tea Teams in Somali Region
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Should Médecins Sans Frontières join the fight against global warming?

Following an article co-written by members of the Swiss and Canadian sections of MSF, Fabrice Weissman presents a critical analysis of the arguments put forward by his colleagues. An analysis that could be useful to the entire movement, and to the humanitarian community as a whole.

CONFERENCES
& DEBATES

Clinical trials, between science and financial and academic interests

2020-10-08 16:00:00 2020-10-08 18:00:00 Europe/Paris Clinical trials, between science and financial and academic interests Conference-debate Thursday October 8, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm in the 1st floor meeting room at MSF, 14-34 avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 Paris. Streaming and simultaneous translation into English available. Pierre Chirac, pharmacist and editor of the journal Prescrire, will present his analysis of the pharmaceutical industry's influence strategies and the special interests of university hospital researchers, their consequences on the reliability of drug information and the means now required to rectify a harmful situation. MSF CRASH

Conference-debate Thursday October 8, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm in the 1st floor meeting room at MSF, 14-34 avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 Paris. Streaming and simultaneous translation into English available.

Pierre Chirac, pharmacist and editor of the journal Prescrire, will present his analysis of the pharmaceutical industry's influence strategies and the special interests of university hospital researchers, their consequences on the reliability of drug information and the means now required to rectify a harmful situation.

Agenda

The quantification of needs

2020-12-10 17:00:00 2020-12-10 19:00:00 Europe/Paris The quantification of needs Conference – debate, Thursday, December 10th 2020, 6-8pm, 1st floor meeting room at MSF, 14-34 avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 Paris. Streaming and simultaneous translation into English available. Combining historical research and ethnographic investigations, the Africanist historian Joël Glasman plunges us into the factory of the homo humanitarianus, the average individual, on the basis of which "needs" and aid projects today are assessed. He will come and talk to us about it on Thursday, December 10th, during a conference-debate at Crash. 14-34 avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 PARIS France MSF CRASH
A girl walks next to the church of Mayi-Munene, destroyed by the last conflict that affected the region the recent years.
Debate

Territories: the illusion of identity

Jean-François Bayart

Conference-debate on Monday 16 December 2019, 6-8pm in the 1st floor meeting room at MSF, 14-34 avenue Jean Jaurès 75019 Paris. Streaming and simultaneous translation into English available.

Can we talk about the specificities of the Middle East, Iran or the Mediterranean without reducing these territories to a culture or religion? On December 16, 2019, the CRASH team organised a conference-debate with Jean-François Bayart, a French political scientist who has devoted his work to the sociology of the State and identity illusions.

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Publications

Painting "Tuko Poa" benches in Kibera
Cahier

Representations of HIV and impact on care seeking among the men of Homa Bay, Kenya

This study, conducted among the men of Homa Bay in Nyanza Province, Kenya, assesses the representations of HIV and impact on care seeking. It reveals that simply setting up a testing or care campaign does not necessarily mean that the entire population will participate; the message has to be tailored to the target population and fine-tuned even within that population.

La médecine du tri
Article

In a disaster situation: get your bearings, triage and act

On 12 January 2010, a high-magnitude earthquake caused numerous buildings in the city of Port au Prince in Haiti to collapse. Tens of thousands of people were killed or injured by falling blocks of concrete. The aftershocks from the earthquake, the predictions made by some seismologists and public rumours prompted fears of a repeat of the disaster. Houses, schools, churches, hospitals and business premises – all the places that had housed the capital’s residents and their main activities – had become lethal traps and a permanent threat.