Radical remedies: women, health, and the micropolitics of grassroots organizing in Mexico.

@article{Schneider2009RadicalRW,
  title={Radical remedies: women, health, and the micropolitics of grassroots organizing in Mexico.},
  author={Suzanne D Schneider},
  journal={Medical anthropology quarterly},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={235-56}
}
As states weaken and public health care deteriorates throughout the developing world, new spaces are opening for civil society groups to fill the gaps of declining health systems. In Mexico, popular health groups have responded to health care decline by building community clinics, establishing health promoter training programs, and opening natural medicine pharmacies. Lower- and working-class women are the primary participants in these groups that use a self-help approach to find practical… CONTINUE READING

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