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《亚太热带医药杂志(英文版)》 2008-01
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Tropical medicine within the Cambodia context:Cambodian health care systems,Khmer medicine,and HIV/AIDS therapy

Bith-Melander P,Efird JT Asia-Pacific Institute of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases,John A.Burns School of Medicine,University of Hawaii,Honolulu HI;USA  
This paper examines the history of health care in Cambodia and focuses on the role of traditional healers and their response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic,the use of medicinal plants and their bioscientific importance in this tropical country.In conclusion,vital to the management of HIV/AIDS in tropical countries such as Cambodia is the cooperation and collaboration between traditional healers and Western trained medical doctors.Beliefs underlying the cause of HIV/AIDS,divination,cultural-emotional factors,standardization of training,and medicinal packaging and distribution are a few starting points for future discussion.
【Fund】: Grants No.P20 MD000173 from NCMHD. and No.G12RR003061 from NCRR.
【CateGory Index】: R512.91
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