Indigenous Health Care and Ethno-medicine

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A. N. Sharma, Rajesh K. Gautam, Ajay K. Gharami
Sarup & Sons, 2006 - Indigenous peoples - 299 pages
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This Book Is Collection Of 25 Research Papers/ Articles Focused On Different Aspect Indigenous Health Care Practices Among Different Population Group Of Different Part Of India, Romania And Pacific Regions Like Australia, Polynesia And Melanesia. The Ethno-Medicine Used Among Various Populations For Cure Of Different Ailments Are Recorded And Documented In Many Of The Papers/Articles Included In The Book. Beside That Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Related To Different Kind Of Health Care Is Also Highlighted. In Various Primitive Groups The Supernatural Causes And Practices Are The Part Of Health Care. The Impact Of Modernization, Industrialization And Globalization Has Both Positive And Negative Impact On Indigenous Knowledge And Many Such Practices Are Going To Be Extinct.The Book Is A Humble Attempt In The Direction Of Preservation Or Conservation Of Indigenous Knowledge And Practices. The Book Is Multidisciplinary In Nature; It Would Be Supportive For Researchers Working In The Same Direction. Simultaneously, It Would Be Helpful For Academicians, Policy Planners, Health Administrators And Pharmaceutical Researches, Medical Practiceners, Students Of Medicine, Pharmacy, Anthropology & Sociology.

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