'The medicine from China has rapid effects'
- Chinese medicine patients in Tanzania
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...Expand abstract
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- N.B. The full-text of this article is not available in ORA. Citation: Hsu, E. (2002). '"The medicine from China has rapid effects": Chinese medicine patients in Tanzania', Anthropology & Medicine, 9 (3), 291-313. [Available at http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/13648470.html].
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