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Health of the indigenous peoples of the Americas Health of the indigenous peoples of the Americas

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Evaluation of health achievements within the framework of the international decade of the world's indigenous peoples.

When analyzing the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples, it can be argued that the achievements are minimal and that serious problems remain...

This document collects the results of an evaluation of achievements on health of 19 countries in the Américas.

Edition 2008

 

Lessons Learned in Working with Indigenous Women and Health: The Experience in Guatemala Lessons Learned in Working with Indigenous Women and Health: The Experience in Guatemala

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Lessons Learned in Working with Indigenous Women and Health: The Experience in Guatemala

Education and Self-Care in Health as a Means to Strenghten the participation and leadership of Indigenous Women in Eight Communities of Guatemala.

This document discusses the development of the project "Education and Self-Care in Health as a means to Strenghten the Participation and Leadership of Indigenous Women in Eight Communities of Guatemala". Includes the lessons learned about gender relations in the indigenous context of selected populations and ends with series of conclusions and recommendations.

April, 1997 

Millennium Development Goals Conceptual Framework: An Indigenous Peoples Perspective Millennium Development Goals Conceptual Framework: An Indigenous Peoples Perspective

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Strategies and actions for the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals in areas inhabited by indigenous peoples.

Contents:

  • Analysis of the Millenium Development Goals targets
  • Proposed targets and indicators of the Millenium Develompment Goals with grater relevance for indigenous peoples

  • Recommendations

March 2009

Report of the Event on Social Determinants of Health of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Report of the Event on Social Determinants of Health of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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The event took place in Quito, Ecuador, october 22nd-24th, 200

The purpose of this regional meeting was to exchange ideas in order to facilitate the future implementation of policies, programmes and projects aimed at assessing and addressing health inequities, taking into account the recommendations made by WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

In its main conclusions and recommendations, the Meeting emphasized the importance of incorporating indigenous perspectives in concepts such as poverty, health and development, which were grouped under the following thematic areas:

a) Application of the approach to rights from the perspective of indigenous peoples individual and collective rights 

b) Development, observance and assessment of public policies with an intercultural approach

c) Intercultural strategies implementation

January, 2009

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