My latest editorial on "how (not) to write about global health" is out in . Check it out and share 🙏🏾 🙏🏾 for feedback on draft.
New editorial in by Desmond T Jumbam - "How (not) to write about global health". Inspired by the brilliant, resonant piece, "How to write about Africa" by Binyavanga Wainaina. Enjoy.
How (not) to write about global health
Oh god. I want to retweet this a million times so everyone is forced to read this even if they try super hard to hide from it. This is too good. THANK YOU. Good luck writing dear global north collaborators. #globalhealth
Excellent read from Desmond Jumbam, editorial for "How (not) to write about global health" - It should be read by all who are working in global health. Adding the piece that inspired this one cc:
"there has been little guidance on how to write about global health in a way that advances equity and justice."[email protected] writes
Our first journal club of the year will discuss How (not) to write about global health by ! A key component of global surgery training is learning the cultural competency required for true collaboration
Concerned about equity in global health research? In his latest editorial, tells us how (not) to write about global health 😆
Help, I'm getting flashbacks. Lots of favourite lines from this joyous and horrifyingly accurate read, including: 'Remember, whatever is not published in high impact journals never happened' #globalhealth
Absolutely brilliant: How (not) to write about global health
I really needed to read this before some work I am doing tomorrow. How (not) to write about global health | BMJ Global Health
How (not) to write about global health
One of the many gems: 'One week in a country or community is a significant experience and exposure to the intricacies of a particular culture for you to be able to write about that country or community’s problems and propose solutions.' A must read!!!
Many important issues highlighted here, with a sprinkling of humour!
A very important (and funny) read for those interested in global health and research! "Write as if for an external audience; the foreign gaze. Remember, whatever is not published in high impact journals never happened"
And close to my heart: age old research practices and publishing norms are being exposed, questioned, and challenges. This brilliant satirical piece “How (not) to write about #globalhealth” unfortunately resonates deeply with so many of us :
Desmond Jumbam, MSGH '16, has two recent publications, including an editorial in on "How (not) to write about global health." Well done, !! 🎉 /1
How (not) to write about global health. Lots of #PPI #coproduction parallels?
This is such a treat to eyes !!!⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩. How (not) to write about global health | BMJ Global Health
How (not) to write about global health by Desmond T Jumbam. Cheered up my Monday morning : )
How (not) to write about global health
A big and warm thanks to for their witty and wisdom. Enjoy this fantastic and very important piece on how (not) to write about #GlobalHealth. This article belongs to the welcome package for all my students and visitors.
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A must read for all working in "global" health.
“In all fairness, they have not contributed enough to warrant any of these esteemed positions, but they will thankfully avert any Twitter outrage coming your way”> How (not) to write about global health | BMJ Global Health
How (not) to write about global health
We can do better. offers us some guidelines for how (not) to write about global health
How (not) to write about global health: "yes, your study in one small community in remote Zimbabwe can be generalised to the entire country & even to the mostly homogeneous, if large, African continent"
How (not) to write about global health Waiting for the companion article: "How (not) to fund Global Health"
How (not) to write about global health
How (not) to write about #globalhealth. And... dont forget including an old African proverb
Scathing & necessary: How (not) to write about global health. If I was still teaching research ethics at a medical school, this would be required reading.