International public health
Professor Andrea Whittaker is the convenor of anthropology in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts. She has achieved international standing in the field of medical anthropology. Her research spans the disciplines of anthropology, international public health, Asian studies, and gender studies. Her current research projects include the study of global medical trade and mobility, oocyte mobilities in Southern Africa; reproductive travel and biotechnologies in the Asia Pacific, including issues of gender, religion, bioethcs and global regulation of the trade; antimicrobial resistance; and social isolation among HIV-positive people in Queensland.
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Crafting the COVID message
Forget the finger-pointing – public communications that promote collective action will make our pandemic-clouded lives a little easier.