Indigenous Medicine and Health Care Among Paite Tribe of Manipur

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  • Author :Nemthianngai Guite
  • Year of Publication :2011
  • ISBN: :9788180697326
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XX, 140
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, Anthropology, Ayurveda and Health Sciences, North East Indian Studies, Sociology

About the Book :

This book pertains to research study in the field of indigenous medicinal substances and health care among the 'Paite' tribe of Manipur giving an overview of the evolution and history for the trade trends in indigenous medicine at the local, national and international level with its impact upon the health of people thereby making the same viable for economic sustainability. It also presents the methodology of the study describing the tools and techniques used in collecting data related to North Eastern region for population including their socio-demographic and economic profiles besides utilisation pattern of health care services, types of diseases found and treatment there of by means of tables and figures proving beneficial for policy makers.

About Author :

Nemthianngai Guite, a faculty in Department of Social Work, University of Delhi, earned her M.Phil. degree in Social Medicine from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her Ph. D. work is on Indigenous Medicinal Substances and International Trade Treaties from the same university. Her professional interests cater to health catre and development, intellectual property rights and indigenous medicine, community health and social work, health issues concerning children, women and the indigenous communities. She has published several research papers and articles in Journals of repute besides contributing towards social work related to HIV, AIDS and tribals through IGNOU as well as numerous professional bodies.