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  • Integration of traditional medicine in health systems in Africa - HDRNet
    continues in the secondary policy plans of African governments despite that some countries already have institutes or centers of traditional medicine and have formulated policies and legislation The author asks why African countries do not integrate traditional medicine into their national health systems and suggests that thinking in terms of integrating traditional medicine might not be helpful traditional medicine should be regarded as an independent and parallel system with equal

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/603/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Mental health and development: targeting people with mental health conditions as a vulnerable group - HDRNet
    people with mental health conditions meet major criteria for vulnerability The report also describes how vulnerability can lead to poor mental health and how mental health conditions are widespread yet largely unaddressed among groups identified as vulnerable It argues that mental health should be included in sectoral and broader development strategies and plans and that development stakeholders have important roles to play in ensuring that people with mental health conditions

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/622/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Traditional medicines and local development: methodologies and approaches - HDRNet
    of AR is also the creation and the appropriation of knowledge by local actors it is not the acquisition or the transmission of knowledge but the mastering of the process of knowledge creation Thus participation in AR is also formative for all participants including researchers The authors also underline the importance of dynamic exchange and intercultural communication gender analysis and the empowerment of local actors The use of the methodologies

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/605/ (2016-05-01)
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  • For a dialogue among medicines - HDRNet
    plurality of other medicines linked to traditional practices and knowledge or labelling them as superstitions These other medicines Western and imported from other cultures continue to exist and increasingly coexist in Western medical systems themselves taking profit of their very limits and deficiencies This paradox is due largely to the hyper specialization of Western medicine which inhibits communication between its different disciplines and between Western medicine and other medicines Morin

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/604/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Indigenous populations, medicine and culture - HDRNet
    non profit clinic in Chiapas Mexico and addresses the relationship between traditional medicine and the indigenous population The author highlights cultural issues such as the limitations of providing special health services for people identified as indigenous by the clinic staff according to their specific physical features dress and language According the author such identity policies and the differentiation in the supply of medical services on an ethnic basis reproduce a

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/607/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Traditional medicine in public health systems. A view from Guatemala - HDRNet
    magical spiritual and symbolic thought which differs from biomedical theories In Guatemala the traditional medicines of the Maya Garifuna Xinka and Mestizo peoples provides an important contribution to the population s health understood as fullness of life The Indigenous Peoples Health and Intercultural Unit of the Ministry of Health Guatemala has started on a road to harmonize both ways of thinking that are the basis of an intercultural approach to

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/606/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Health > Methods and tools" - HDRNet
    OpenURL ContextObject Refer Reference Manager RSS 2 0 RSS 1 0 Atom HDRNet Library Resources Subject Areas 432 Health 16 Methods and tools 1 Group by Author Document Type Select by author s surname Article Number of items at this level 1 Article Giano Sergio and Sanogo Rokia 2011 Traditional medicines and local development methodologies and approaches Universitas Forum International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation 2 2 ISSN

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/30d.type.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Health > Policies" - HDRNet
    Monograph Number of items at this level 4 Article Xitumul Piox Lourdes 2011 Traditional medicine in public health systems A view from Guatemala Universitas Forum International Journal on Human Development and International Cooperation 2 2 ISSN 2070 6790 Book Scott C and Faruqui N I and Raschid L 2004 Wastewater Use in Irrigated Agriculture Confronting the Livelihood and Environmental Realities IDRC Monograph United Nations UN 2000 Beijing 5 Review Outcome

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/30b.type.html (2016-05-01)
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