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Towards a Critical Medical Practice: Reflections on the Dilemmas of Medical Culture Today
Anand Zachariah, R. Srivatsan and Susie Tharu (Eds.)
India International Centre, New Delhi
The launch of
Towards a Critical Medical Practice: Reflections on the Dilemmas of medical Culture Today
, edited by Dr Anand Zachariah, R. Srivatsan and Susie Tharu, took place at the IIC (Annexe), on 25 February 2011.
Here, in the photograph (from the left): Anand Zachariah, Professor of Medicine at Christian Medical College; Professor Ritu Priya, Professor Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, School of Social Sciences, JNU; Dr Mary E John, Director of the Centre for Women's Development Studies; Dr Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India.
The constant everyday work of doctors, translating knowledge and experience to address a local situation and do justice to an individual patient remains largely invisible and undervalued in modern medicine. This book has authors theorising this practice that they hope will open up new directions in healthcare and medical education. Here, Dr Veena Shatrugna, speaks on the book.
Dr Mary John speaks on the book.
Dr Srinath Reddy, releases the book, (from the left) Professor Ritu Priya, Dr Mary E. John, Dr Veena Shatrugna, Dr Srinath Reddy, and Lakshmi Kutty, a PhD student at JNU and also one of the contributors in the book.
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