Health Care Practices Among the AO Nagas: Socio-Cultural Study of Nagaland

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  • Author :Pranjal Boruah
  • Year of Publication :2012
  • ISBN: :9788180698453
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XX, 348
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Anthropology, Ayurveda and Health Sciences, North East Indian Studies, Scheduled Castes and Schduled Tribes, Sociology

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About the Book :

Despite remarkable world-wide progress in the field of diagnostics and curative and preventive health, still there are some people depriving from health care services. The health problems need special attention in the context of tribal communities in India because of their settlements in difficult areas and circumstances and present and formidable challenge for which appropriate solution has to be found by planning and evolving relevant research studies which should be need based and problem solving in nature. The present book is such an attempt to focus the health care practices of the Ao Nagas, one of the dominant Naga tribe in Mokokchung district. Nagaland, The book will provide relevant material to the scholars and planners in the field of medical anthropological research and other health related work.

About Author :

Pranjal Boruah (b. 1982) is serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Dibru College, Dibrugarh, Assam. He did his Postgraduation in Social and Cultural Anthropology and Ph.D. in 2008 from Dibrugarh University. He has to his credit serveral articles published in leading journals. Besides academic research, his area of interest is in social development and he is member of different professional bodies.