Articles by Clara Affun-Adegbulu

Clara is a researcher at the Health Systems and Equity Unit, ITM.

#MeToo at the World Health Assembly: Discussing sexual abuse and exploitation in international cooperation

Posted in articles by and on June 1, 2018

Last Saturday (26 May), the very last (side-)event of the World Health Assembly in Geneva was about one of the most embarrassing challenges in international health work: “#AidToo: Sexual exploitation in international cooperation”. #AidToo is a sub-section of the #MeToo movement which definitely needs no introduction, as the ripples it … Read more »

After the fall from Grace: What Next?

Posted in articles by on February 27, 2018

More than a fortnight after the Times broke the news on the Oxfam scandal, the aftershocks are still being felt in the humanitarian assistance and development sector. The story has more twists and turns than a cheap garden hose, and there seems to be a new development every day, with … Read more »

Exploring the Debate Smorgasbord at ECTMIH2017

Posted in articles by on October 27, 2017

Having previously never attended a tropical medicine conference, I was equal parts excited and apprehensive about ECTMIH. I wondered if I would find anything to suit my non-clinical, non-biomedical interests, and yes, I admit I was being a bit finicky, seeing as the congress was supposed to be focusing on … Read more »