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Paul Farmer


Born
in North Adams, Massachusetts, The United States
October 26, 1959

Died
February 21, 2022

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Paul Farmer is Professor of Medical Anthropology at Harvard Medical School and Founding Director of Partners In Health. Among his books are Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues (1999), The Uses of Haiti (1994), and AIDS and Accusation: Haiti and the Geography of Blame (1992). Farmer is the winner of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" award and the Margaret Mead Award for his contributions to public anthropology. He recently held the Blaise Pascal International Chair at the College de France. ...more

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Average rating: 4.17 · 13,764 ratings · 996 reviews · 63 distinct worksSimilar authors
Pathologies of Power: Healt...

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Infections and Inequalities...

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Haiti: After the Earthquake

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To Repair the World: Paul F...

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AIDS and Accusation: Haiti ...

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The Uses of Haiti

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In the Company of the Poor:...

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“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that is wrong with the world.”
Paul Farmer

“It is very expensive to give bad medical care to poor people in a rich country.”
Paul Farmer

“Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care. ”
Paul Farmer

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