ERIC Number: EJ886796
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
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Human Illness and the Experience of Vulnerability: A Summary and Reflection upon the Opening Keynote by His Grace Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu
Mazonde, Isaac N.
Journal of Research Administration, v41 n2 p33-37 Spr 2010
In his speech, "Human Illness and the Experience of Vulnerability," Archbishop Tutu used his experience, eloquence and humour to emphasize the vulnerability of human beings during illness. The Archbishop emphasized the need for healthcare professionals to realize that patients are not simply numbers or cases, but fellow human beings who are in need of a helping hand.
Descriptors: Patients, Diseases, Self Concept, Poverty, Activism, Human Dignity, At Risk Persons, Physical Health, Health Personnel, Ethics, Experience, Human Body, Death, Perspective Taking
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