Health of Indigenous people in Africa

@article{Ohenjo2006HealthOI,
  title={Health of Indigenous people in Africa},
  author={Nyang'ori Ohenjo and Robert Willis and Dorothy Greene Jackson and Clive Nettleton and Kenneth W. Good and Benon Mugarura},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={367},
  pages={1937-1946}
}
Our paper is part of a series focusing on Indigenous peoples' health in different world regions. Indigenous peoples worldwide are subject to marginalisation and discrimination, systematically experiencing poorer health than do majority groups. In Africa, poor health in the general population is widely recognised, but the consistently lower health position and social status of Indigenous peoples are rarely noted. Disputed conceptual understandings of indigeneity, a history of discriminatory… CONTINUE READING
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