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Tinashe Goronga (@tisaneg) discusses the impact of neoliberal policies on health outcomes. After describing what neoliberalism is and how it works, he connects how his patients' lives in Zimbabwe are influenced by these international and national systems.
Tinashe Goronga MD MPH is a physician from Zimbabwe who most recently served as General Medical Officer at the Binga District Hospital, in addition to his teaching and leadership with EqualHealth and the Campaign Against Racism. He studied public health at the Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde.
His recommended resources:
- Thomson, M., Kentikelenis, A. & Stubbs, T. (2017) Structural adjustment programmes adversely affect vulnerable populations: a systematic-narrative review of their effect on child and maternal health. Public Health Rev 38, 13. Full text.
- Barry, M., Cullen, M. R., Thomas, J. E., & Loewenson, R. H. (1990). Health care changes after independence and transition to majority rule. JAMA, 263(5), 638–640. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440050030009
- Lennock, J. (1994) Paying For Health: Poverty And Structural Adjustment In Zimbabwe. Oxford: Oxfam. PDF.