Scientific medicine versus traditional medicine? Reflections on three years’ experience in a somali village

Published in Vol. IV Studies in Humanities and Natural Sciences “Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Somali Studies”, 1983
Author: Emilio Tresalti
The article describes an educational pilot project of Community Health implemented in the village of Beled Aamin, in Somalia, in 1978. The project aimed at initiating prevention and curative medical help for the small population of this village and to provide field training for medical students. Obstacles, difficulties , results and follow-up observation are reported.
Material kindly provided by the Roma 3 University's Somali Archive

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