This book covers the major theoretical perspectives, content areas, and methodologic approaches that presently characterize the field of anthropology and primary health care. It is of great value to physicians, epidemiologists, program managers, and other international health professionals.

section I|47 pages

Overview and Historical Background

chapter 1|25 pages

The Evolution of Anthropology in International Health

ByJeannine Coreil

chapter 2|20 pages

The Primary Health Care Dialectic: History, Rhetoric, and Reality

ByJ. Dennis Mull

section III|49 pages

Extending Primary Health Care into the Community

section IV|80 pages

Ethnomedical Models

section V|72 pages

Issues and Methods in Applied Research

chapter 12|25 pages

Applied Anthropological Research Methods: Diarrhea Studies as an Example

ByPertti J. Pelto, Margaret E. Bentley, Gretel H. Pelto

chapter 13|24 pages

Anthropology, Health Education, and the Evolution of Community Control in Primary Health Care

ByJayashree Ramakrishna, William R. Brieger, Joshua D. Adeniyi

chapter 14|21 pages

The Anthropologist and Primary Health Care

ByDorothy S. Mull, J. Dennis Mull