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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
The Dogon people fight endemic disease
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
World health -- Nov. 1985
Published By: Original publisher
World health -- Nov. 1985
Geneva, Switzerland: WHO. 1985. 28-29 p. ill.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Mabo Kassambara
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Public health and sanitation (744);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This brief article reports on public health efforts to
control onchocerciasis (river blindness), schistosomiasis, guinea worm, and malaria in the
Dogon plateau in the Republic of Mali. The document discusses the vectors and incidence of
these diseases and the nature and success of the efforts to control and eradicate them. The
article also reports on the impact of these diseases on the Dogon and the Dogon attitudes
toward and participation in the public health efforts.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Technical Personnel, Entomologist-5
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Gerald Reid ; 1988
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Mopti Region, Mali
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Dogons (African people)