Episode 120: Mistrust in Medicine Due to Colonialism in Central Africa with Dr. Sara Lowes

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Trust is essential in medicine. Not only between a doctor and patient but between a community and the health care system. A unique difference between the United States and Africa is the relative recency of colonial powers controlling the country. Our colonial past is distant dating back to the 1700s. For Africa, it’s as recent as the late 20th century. But how does history of recent colonialism affect current attitudes towards medicine?

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