International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Dissertation Chapters | Anthropology Science | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017 | Rating: 6.8 / 10

Health Care Practice among People with Malaria in Sub-District Topoyo, West Sulawesi Province

Yahya [34] | Hamka Naping | M. Yamin Sani | Ridwan M. Thaha

Abstract: This article discusses health care practice among people with malaria in Sub-district Topoyo, in West Sulawesi Province. The data collected from fieldworks using qualitative methods. Findings shows that although the government have provided professional health facilities and taken various measures to encourage active participation of the people in malaria elimination on the basis of biomedicine perspective, the people continue to practice various kinds of health care, and even mixing health care elements from scientific and local medicine.

Keywords: malaria, health care practice, scientific medicine, local medicine, mixing

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,

Pages: 366 - 371

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