1. One of these articles focuses on “traditional medicine” in Africa, while the other focuses on the clinic (a classic site of “biomedicine”) in Africa. Discuss, compare and contrast, the various issues and tensions that are surfaced in these studies. What does this work say about healing in Africa- are there any generalities to be made? How does the bicycling medicine man fit into the picture?
2. See what you can find this week about the health issues facing Africa. Try to find articles that discuss the solutions as well. As usual, summarize, analyze, share the link.