GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Majid Hussain is a visiting student and PhD candidate in anthropology from the Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. His PhD research project is titled, “Negotiating Tuberculosis in Pakistan: Social Capital Analysis of Barriers and Resources.” He conducted his field research in Murree Tehsial of District Rawalpini, Punjab, Pakistan. Majid's target population is poor positive pulmonary TB patients. The objectives of this study are to understand the socio-economic and health system within the particular disease TB exist; to find out the relationship between health and socio-economic conditions of poor people; to explore the role of community towards TB patients and to observe closely the effectiveness of TB related health programs and existing health care infrastructure generally in Asia and particularly in Pakistan. His areas of interest are social determinants of TB within Medical Anthropology. Majid will spend six months in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine under the supervision of Dr. Salmaan Keshavjee.
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