CHE Completion Seminar 22-Oct-2015: Medical Tourism in India: Imprints of the global commodification of health
2:00-3:00pm, Thursday 22th October 2015
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton
PhD Candidate: Kristen Smith, Indigenous Studies, Centre for Health Equity, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Kristen’s thesis is an ethnographic study of medical tourism in India, conducted in five private hospitals in Mumbai. The study offers a microcosmic view of broader economic patterns emerging within and between nations globally, with healthcare services swiftly transitioning to another frontier for commercialisation, consumption and exploitation.
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RSVP not required. All other enquiries to Ruth Hentschel, Tel: 03 8344 4037