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Jessica Ott · July, 2020

Jessica Ott is an anthropologist and public health practitioner based in Washington, DC. She wrote a dissertation about memory and women’s rights in Zanzibar, where she has lived on and off for several years. Jessica is committed to using her background in medical anthropology to inform and influence global health policy.

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Tanzanians debate the meaning of new ‘lower-middle-income’ World Bank status

The World Bank’s updated classification of Tanzania as a middle-income country has evoked a national debate about what development means and how it should be measured — as election season approaches.

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