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Title: Malaria and gold fever
Authors: Veeken, Hans
Affilliation: N/T
Abstract: The mineral rich territory of the Yanomami Indians of northern Brazil has been invaded by miners--who have destroyed the environment and introduced disease. Médecins Sans Frontières agreed to help combat the malaria epidemic. Conditions in the rainforest and villages and the health care facilities are described. Mere medical aid cannot prevent the Yanomami from being decimated.
Keywords: Região Norte
Região Amazônica
Invasão de Terras
Doenças e Agravos Não Transmissíveis
DeCS: Brasil
Saúde de Populações Indígenas
Índios Sul-Americanos
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: British Medical Association
Citation: VEEKEN, H. Malaria and gold fever. BMJ, v. 307, n. 6901, p. 433-434, 1993.
ISSN: 0959-8138
Copyright: open access
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