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Health and disease
Disease is cultural perception where illness may or may not be true but illness is biological fact.
Cultural beliefs and strategies for disease.
Tribals like maler and mishing Believe in spirits actions cause disease
Ethnomedicine Jeevane drug of Kerala
Local healers Ojha mishing
Rituals sacrifice steaming used during the treatment. Animals plants and minerals used.
R Shankar 2012. Mishing ethnomedicine study.
Niehoff kalahandi smallpox study. Applied anthro.
Modern treatment intruding. Xaxa suggests Integrate local healers.