Traditional belief and practice among the Pokot people of Kenya with particular reference to mother and child health: 2. Mother and child health.

Kenya's Pokot people have evolved a range of traditions related to maternal and child health, all of which are intended to optimize the community's survival. While many of these customs succeed in enhancing health and welfare, others actually contribute to morbidity and mortality. A pregnant Pokot woman is regarded as vulnerable to disease and witchcraft… CONTINUE READING