Transformations of the body and social uses of symptoms between local and global

Those of you with an interest in medical anthropology may find the MAAH-VI conference “Transformations of the body and social uses of symptoms between local and global” (Royaumont, France, May 7-9, 2010) of interest.

MAAH is a network of medical anthropologists who do research in their own culture and society. The network’s aim is to bring together medical anthropologists in order to discuss theoretical, methodological and practical issues in relation to health and culture.

Dr Arantza Meñaca, a member of the PRISMA ‘culture and end of life care’ work package team, will be giving the following presentation:

The role of culture in end-of-life care. Key issues in three Mediterranean countries.

A. Meñaca, R. Pool, N. Evans, E. Andrew, M. Gysels.

More information concerning the conference can be found at the link: http://www.vjf.cnrs.fr/maah-france/

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