Medicine and Its Alternatives: Health Care Priorities in the Caribbean
Aarons, Derrick E.
Hastings Center Report. 1999 Jul-Aug; 29(4): 23-27.
In the Caribbean as in many other areas costly biomedical resources and personnel are limited, and more and more people are turning to alternative medicine and folk practitioners for health care. To meet the goal of providing health care for all, research on nonbiomedical therapies is needed, along with legal recognition of folk practitioners to establish standards of practice.
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