Health of Indigenous people in Africa

  title={Health of Indigenous people in Africa},
  author={Nyang'ori Ohenjo and R. Willis and D. Jackson and C. Nettleton and Benon Mugarura},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • Nyang'ori Ohenjo, R. Willis, +2 authors Benon Mugarura
  • Published 2006
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 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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