Perception of primary health professionals about Female Genital Mutilation: from healthcare to intercultural competence

@article{KaplanMarcusn2009PerceptionOP,
  title={Perception of primary health professionals about Female Genital Mutilation: from healthcare to intercultural competence},
  author={Adriana Kaplan-Marcus{\'a}n and Pere Tor{\'a}n-Monserrat and Juana Moreno-Navarro and Ma Jose Castany F{\`a}bregas and Laura Mu{\~n}oz-Ort{\'i}z},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
BACKGROUND The practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a deeply-rooted tradition in 28 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, carries important negative consequences for the health and quality of life of women and children. Migratory movements have brought this harmful traditional practice to our medical offices, with the subsequent conflicts related to how to approach this healthcare problem, involving not only a purely healthcare-related event but also questions of an ethical, cultural… CONTINUE READING

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