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'The medicine from China has rapid effects'

Subtitle:
Chinese medicine patients in Tanzania
Abstract:

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) involves both biomedical and traditional medical training, which makes well-trained TCM doctors inexpensive health care providers for primary health care. The Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Ministry of Commerce recognised this potential, and in the mid-1990s issued short-term licences for private TCM enterprises. In Dar es Salaam, some of these practices experiences a period of considerable growth, but by the year 2000 a degree of ambivalence if not resent...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13648470216335

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
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Publisher:
Carfax Publishing (Taylor & Francis Group) Publisher's website
Journal:
Anthropology and medicine Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
291-313
Publication date:
2002-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-2910
ISSN:
1364-8470
URN:
uuid:40a01f7f-96d7-4d8e-b1ca-72d0c088016f
Local pid:
ora:2362

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