Who Decides? | Defining Health: How Do Health and Disease Get Defined in Societies?

Friday, April 11, 2014

Who Decides?: Defining Health || Radcliffe Institute

In this panel moderated by Arthur Kleinman, Jane Ussher, Catherine Panter-Brick, and Nate Greenslit examine, largely through a social-science lens, the role of gender in conceptions of health and disease (including physical and mental health) in different societies, in determining who is responsible for health care through both formal and informal roles, and in developing understandings of risk factors and resilience.