Egypt’s Popular Uprising and the Stakes of Medical Neutrality

  title={Egypt’s Popular Uprising and the Stakes of Medical Neutrality},
  author={Sherine F. Hamdy and Soha Bayoumi},
  journal={Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry},
Amidst the recent political uprisings in the Arab region, physicians and other healthcare workers have found themselves in the crossfire. This paper focuses on Egypt’s doctors, paying special attention to how many have both appealed to and practiced medical neutrality as its own potent and contested political stance, particularly since the period of military rule following Mubarak’s removal from power. Our paper draws on interviews with physicians who served as volunteers in the field hospitals… Expand

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