Struggle for Right to Health Equity and Social Justice: Remembering Professor David Sanders

Keywords: Public intellectual, People's Health Movement, Struggle for Health, David Sanders

Abstract

Professor David Sanders, a well-renowned academic, consummate activist and commentator, a great public intellectual passed away on 30th August 2019 at the age of 74 years. He was a champion of economic and social justice and one of the pioneers of the importance of primary health care who emphasized the importance of involving communities, being accountable to communities and role of community health workers in promoting health and preventing disease. David shaped research and teaching in public health for almost five decades. This paper highlights David's contribution in public health teaching, research and advocacy.

Keywords: Public intellectual, People's Health Movement, Struggle for Health, David Sanders

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Author Biography

Madhusudan Subedi, Patan Academy of Heath Sciences,Lalitpur, Nepal

Madhusudan Subedi is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Community Health Sciences and Coordinator of the School of Public Health, Patan Academy of Health Sciences. He is also associated with the Central Department of Sociology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
Email: madhusudansubedi@gmail.com

Published
2019-12-29
How to Cite
Subedi, M. (2019). Struggle for Right to Health Equity and Social Justice: Remembering Professor David Sanders. Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 13, 84-89. https://doi.org/10.3126/dsaj.v13i0.25873
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