This case introduces students to a project aimed at mitigating the health effects of arsenic contamination in groundwater in Bangladesh. Students consider what actions would be best to take when false rumors begin to fly that this arsenic-mitigation project is poisoning villagers. The case includes mini-biographies of the real people involved in this project.
This case explores a conflict between individual liberty and effective disease control. It follows the CDC’s decision-making process regarding travel restrictions for a man with drug-resistant tuberculosis.
This case engages the complicated relationships between activists advocating for food justice in Rajasthan, India, and the Indian government. Students consider a variety of policy options in working toward food justice.