A great video on ‘Defining Health: How Do Health and Disease Get Defined in Societies?’
This panel examines, largely through a social-science lens, the role of gender in conceptions of health and disease (including physical and mental health) in different societies, in determining who is responsible for health care through both formal and informal roles, and in developing understandings of risk factors and resilience.
00:00 Welcome by Arthur Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Victor and William Fung Director of the Asia Center, Harvard University
11:17 Jane Ussher, Professor of Women’s Health Psychology, Centre for Health Research, School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney
26:37 Catherine Panter-Brick, Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs, Department of Anthropology, Yale University
41:38 Nate Greenslit, Lecturer on the History of Science, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University
57:20 Q&A moderated by Arthur Kleinman