Pesticides, maternal and child health: experience and the construction of knowledge among the Huichol.

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Gamlin, J. B.;
  • Publisher: UCL (University College London)
  • Subject: Huichol, Pesticides, Structural violence, Maternal health, Ethnomedicine

Pesticides can be harmful to the reproductive process and even low dose exposures can lead to miscarriage, developmental delays and birth defects. Huichol indians from the Sierra Madre highlands in northern Mexico supplement their subsistence lifestyle with annual migra... View more
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