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Indigenous Child Health in Brazil

  title={Indigenous Child Health in Brazil},
  author={Anna R. Coates and Sandra del Pino Marchito and Bernardino Vitoy},
  journal={Health and Human Rights},
  pages={221 - 234}
  • Anna R. Coates, Sandra del Pino Marchito, Bernardino Vitoy
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Health and Human Rights
  • Abstract Improving the health status of indigenous children is a long-standing challenge. Several United Nations committees have identified the health of indigenous peoples as a human rights concern. Addressing the health of indigenous children cannot be separated from their social, cultural, and historic contexts, and any related health program must offer culturally appropriate services and a community perspective broad enough to address the needs of children and the local worlds in which they… CONTINUE READING


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