n Institute of African Studies Research Review - Help-seeking and coping strategies in onchocerciasis afflicted communities in the context of globalisation

Volume 17, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0855-4412



Extracted from text ... Research Review NS 17.1 (2001) 49-62 49 HELP-SEEKING AND COPING STRATEGIES IN ONCHOCERCIASIS AFFLICTED COMMUNITIES IN the CONTEXT OF GLOBALISATION Albert Kanlisi Awedoba Introduction It would appear that globalisation permeates all nooks and corners of Ghana. Its manifestations in the urban area are palpable and pervasive but no rural village can be said to be insulated. Globalisation affects all aspects of life and this includes help-seeking for the ill and those who are at risk of falling ill. It influences the patterns of help-seeking and the strategies that individuals and communities devise for coping with their health problems or ..

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