Racism and Colonialism in Medicine

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Course Overview

The historical and philosophical roots of medicine are founded on racist and colonialist principles and therefore cannot provide better health for communities. Domination of the ‘Other’ ( marginalised groups of colour) for profit continue in everyday medical practice and biomedical interventions till the present day.


Course Objectives

  • Individuals will understand the historical development of the philososphy of medicine and its ideas and why it came about.

  • Individuals will understand medical ‘progress’ as more subtle and insidious forms of surveillance, control and profit of bodies of colour

  • Individuals will comprehend how medical surveillance techniques may be used for control and profit of patients’ bodies.


Access Period: Lifetime

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course

Provider: CPD Cert

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