Metrics: What Counts in Global Health, a collection of essays edited by Vincanne Adams, looks at how the preoccupation with health metrics is distorting the way that healthcare is being funded and delivered, particularly in the Global South. Thomas Christie Williams hopes that the volume will encourage policymakers and researchers to reflect upon the potential consequences of ‘the numbers […]
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