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Reference: Cora Neumann, (2015). Examining the role of traditional health networks in the Karen self determination movement along the Thai-Burma border. DPhil. University of Oxford.Citable link to this page:

 

Examining the role of traditional health networks in the Karen self determination movement along the Thai-Burma border Subtitle: Examining indigenous medical systems and practice among displaced populations along the Thai-Burma border

Abstract: According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), by 2012 there were 15.4 million refugees and 28.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) forced to flee their homes due to war or violent conflict across the globe. Upon arrival in their host settings, forced migrants struggle with acute health and material needs, as well as issues related to identity, politics, power and place. The Karen ethnic minority of Burma (also known as Myanmar) has been involved in a prolonged civil conflict with the Burmese military government for nearly six decades. This fighting has resulted in massive internal displacement and refugee flight, and although a ceasefire was signed in 2012, continued violence has been reported. This study among the displaced Karen population along the Thai-Burma border examines the



Author: Cora Neumann - websitewww.coraneumann.com institutionUniversity of Oxford facultySocial Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House

Source: https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:e9a5b7a1-5b9c-43ba-9dcb-250f53b33128



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