Traditionelle Heilkundige — Ärztliche Persönlichkeiten im Vergleich der Kulturen und medizinischen Systeme / Traditional Healers — Iatric Personalities in Different Cultures and medical Systems pp 75-80 | Cite as
Folk Medicine in Venezuela
Although the Venezuelanhealth service extends even to remote areas and all young physicians who graduate from local universities have tospendat leastone yearinarural dispensary, folk-curingriteshavepersistedoverthe centuries. It is important for moderndoctors, who work among peasants, to get acquainted with folk-practices and to learn more about the attitudes of their patients towards diseases, in order to be successful.
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