Author Archives: Simukai Chigudu

The Politics of Public Health in Africa: A (Very) Brief History


In this blog, Simukai traces back some of the historical roots of the Ebola crisis and other public health crises. Without understanding the political history of public health, he argues, we are not able to understand the current crises or successfully tackle health challenges in the future. Simukai Chigudu is a doctoral candidate in International Development […]

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Reflections on Feminist Social Movements and Political Consciousness in Malawi


 In this blog, Dr Simukai Chigudu analyses the emergence of women who are mobilising around their experience of HIV/AIDs, not just to campaign for ARVs, but also to question the wider structures of power and privilege that structure their everyday lives. He looks at the power of such mobilisation, and also its potential limits. Simukai […]

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