Cartographies of Cancer in Africa. Epidemiological efforts to map cancer in sub-Saharan Africa have a long history, playing an important role in how the disease has been imagined in the region. This new is an archival and ethnographic study of these epidemiological efforts to chart malignancy in sub-Saharan Africa over the past 70 years.
This research project examines how the emergence and globalisation of new languages of virtue like human rights and bioethics have reshaped the government of health and biomedicine. Specifically, it studies the development of bioethics and its impact on the regulation of biomedical research in the UK and Singapore.
This research project explores the biopolitics of the growing non-communicable disease epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa through an examination of international efforts to control the African smoking epidemic over the last fifty years.