Tag Archives: Papua New Guinea

Revisiting the history of kuru

Tanzila Atifali Saiyed Chernivtsi, Ukraine   Three kuru patients at the kuru hospital in Okapa requiring support to stand erect. The Fore adolescent supporting the patient on the right, himself had incipient kuru and died within one year. The other two died within six months Courtesy of late D. Carleton Gajdusek. CC BY 3.0. An […]

Mind the translation gap

Debi Roberson United Kingdom   The author is grateful for funding from the ESRC (grant R000238310) and from the Royal Society (grant IE121122) which made this research and the report possible.     Figure 1: People of Papua New Guinea navigating the Sepik River Between 1996 and 1998, I made three research trips to the […]