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(Re)placing health and health care: mapping the competing discourses and practices of traditional and modern Thai medicine

Del Casino, Vincent


In the wake of the AIDS crisis, 'traditional' Thai medicine has received new attention as a means by which people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) can receive some level of care. The revitalization of Thai medicine, however, is complicated by the competing organizational politics and social dynamics that regulate discourses and practices of health and health care in Thailand. This paper examines how Thai medicine is being (re)placed in the context of competing health-care systems and practices....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Health & Place: An International Journal
DOI: 10.1016/S1353-8292(03)00019-4


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