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Power, Privilege and Racism: Understanding decoloniality in global public health

Power, privilege and racism continue to shape the design of healthcare intervention, the allocation of health resources, access to healthcare and populations relationship with their national healthcare system. While there is now a more general agreement that anti-racism and decoloniality should be at the core of global public health practices, a recent piece by Dr Ijeoma Nnodim Opara calling for “Decolonising the decolonisation movement” underscores some of the misunderstandings that are hindering progress towards health equity. 

Global public health practitioners won’t be fully ready for the challenges of the future if they aren’t actively challenging what they thought they knew before and unlearning the errors of the past. 

In this lecture, Emilie Koum-Besson will discuss decoloniality, what hampers decolonial practices and how to apply decolonial principles in global public health research. 


Emilie Koum-Besson, Research Fellow in Humanitarian Public Health, LSHTM

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