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Frontispiece“Whatever happens to the individual happens to the family or community in which he belongs. Likewise, the African disposition sees health topics (wellbeing or illness) as a communal affair, sometimes to the point that family or community has a stake in becoming aware of another’s health condition and having a role in the decisions regarding his treatment.” IV

  1. 1Meeting of GMM framework, environmental/human health, and African holism 57
  2. 2Dynamics at play 100
  3. 3Polar opposites of selfhood (African vs. Euro-American) 114
  4. 4Balancing mainstream with multi-cultural practices 124
  5. 5Study summary chart 133
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“Whatever happens to the individual happens to the family or community in which he belongs. Likewise, the African disposition sees health topics (wellbeing or illness) as a communal affair, sometimes to the point that family or community has a stake in becoming aware of another’s health condition and having a role in the decisions regarding his treatment.”

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Clinical Trials and the African Person

A Quest to Re-Conceptualize Responsibility

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