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Independent
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Health in Fair View through Ivor Johnny’s Eyes

Perspectives on Key Village Resources

June 21, 2012

Author : Ivor Johnny

Location : Guyana, Region 8, Iwokrama Forest, Fair View Village

Discipline : Health

Orientor : Existence, Flexibility, Resistance

Quality : High

Communities : Fair View

Given the distance to more advanced health care and the basic services provided by the village’s health centre, traditional medicine is still an important part of villagers’ lives. Ivor Johnny identifies some of the medicines and other plant resources used by villagers for everyday living.

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