Genes, Kinship and Risk

Authored by: Anita Hardon , Lenore Manderson , Elizabeth Cartwright

The Routledge Handbook of Medical Anthropology

Print publication date:  May  2016
Online publication date:  May  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138015630
eBook ISBN: 9781315794198
Adobe ISBN: 9781317743781


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Medical anthropologist Caitlin Baird measures the growth of children at an NGO-sponsored pre-school in the Guatemalan highlands. Baird works with Wuqu’ Kawoq: Maya Health Alliance, as part of a team of anthropologists, physicians, nutritionists and NGO workers who are studying child growth in rural areas of Guatemala.

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