Today’s international health interventions—like colonial treatment campaigns—can be well-intentioned and still oppress and harm people they try to serve. Grasp of imperial medical history is critical for helping global health professionals understand the contexts in which they practice.
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Since the 1960s, drug names have been products of complex, multiparty negotiations in which interests of patients, pharmaceutical firms, clinicians, and US and international regulators must be balanced.
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