Jocelyn Velasquez Baez
Ethical Understandings of Traditional Medicine
New Zealand, The Philippines, Nepal, Ghana, Ecuador, Canada
Traditional medicine has been able to survive colonization and modernization because of its resiliency and adaptive capacity. But how is traditional medicine perceived within indigenous and ethnic communities? Engaging with traditional medicine practitioners, knowledge keepers, and community members, I will explore their understanding of traditional medicine, and its future in the wider healthcare system.