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Reproductive Health and Culture among the Mapuche and Tehuelche of South America

Maria Christina Chiriguini and Maria Elina Vitello

Published: 2001/12/01

Abstract

Presents a study on the reproductive health and culture among the Mapuche and Tehuelche of South America. Investigation of women's reproductive health and its relationship to socio-cultural belonging; Methods of the study; Relationships of traditional beliefs and practices with public health system and state policies.