Traditional Medicine in Madagascar - Current Situation and the Institutional Context of Promotion

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Pierlovisi, C. ; Pourchez, L. ;;
(2014)
  • Publisher: University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
  • Journal: Health (issn: 2161-6590)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5195/hcs.2014.176
  • Subject: traditional healer | R5-920 | traditional medicine | Medicine (General) | HN1-995 | Madagascar | national policy on traditional medicine | medical knowledge | Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

<p>Following WHO recommandations and in order to improve medical coverage, Madagascar officially recognized in 2007 its traditional medicine as a legitimate practice.</p><p>UNESCO, to sustain traditional healers in the Indian Ocean, wanted to use anthropological tools t... View more
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