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Anthropology in public health : bridging differences in culture and society / edited by Robert A. Hahn ; with the assistance of Kate W. Harris.

Other author/creatorHahn, Robert A., 1945-
Other author/creatorHarris, Kate W.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Descriptionxxii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Anthropology and the enhancement of public health practice -- Folk flu and viral syndrome : an anthropological perspective -- The role of anthropological methods in a community-based mosquito net intervention in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania -- Engaging indigenous African healers in the prevention of AIDS and STDs -- Anthropological perspectives on childhood pneumonia in Pakistan -- Ethnography and breast cancer control among Latinas and Anglo women in southern California -- A policy approach to reducing cancer risk in Northwest Indian tribes -- The rational basis of "irrational" drug use : pharmaceuticals in the context of development -- Cultural tailoring in Indonesia's national nutrition improvement program -- Road warriors : driving behaviors on a Polynesian island -- Balancing risks and resources : applying pesticides without using protective equipment in southern Mexico -- Prospects for family planning in Côte d'Ivoire : ethnographic contributions to the development of culturally appropriate population policy -- Integrating mental health care and traditional healing in Puerto Rico : lessons from an early experiment -- Project community diagnosis : participatory research as a first step toward community involvement in primary health care -- Neglect of cultural knowledge in health planning : Nepal's assistant nurse-midwife program -- Bureaucratic aspects of international health programs.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 98034571
ISBN019511955X :

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Laupus Books - Stacks WA 30 A634 1999 ✔ Available Place Hold