TITLE

Bringing health care to a contested corner of India

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/3/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 12, p1530
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for health care services to the contested areas in India. Most people belonging to rural areas in India do not have medical access due to the existing internal conflict of the ethnic groups and some underground insurgencies and the rampant extortions, particularly from those with means. However, Médecins Sans Frontiéres Dr. Minthang Singson was able to bring health services in Manipur especially those who are suffering from various diseases including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), gastrointestinal infections, tuberculosis as well those who are victims of sexual violence.
ACCESSION #
32163141

 

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