Existing of Medical Pluralism in Era of Globalisation: A Study in North West HimalayasJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.4, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2015-03-05
Authors : Kiran Singh;
Page : 1078-1082
Keywords : Medical Pluralism; ethno-medicine; local Specialist; indigenous knowledge; local healers;
Todays era is so called scientific centaury where western Bio-medicine is so popularised in the world through globalisation, virtual medical where it has been proved scientifically by the eminent scientist. But there is also a world where people are using medical pluralism. This paper will highlight the study of medical pluralism, there is ethno-medicine, religious healing and folk medicine in village of Himachal Pradesh. Objective of the study was to study To explore medical pluralism, local specialist, in a village Various methods have been used like unstructured and structured interview, life history, case studies, observation, participation. Yet no study has specifically characterized medical pluralism through an anthropologist perspective in Himachal Pradesh.
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