Mapuche People and Alternative MedicineOriginally located in southern Chile, the Mapuche is a group of indigenous people. In recent years, they have been slowly branching out into the rest of the Chilean society. With them they bring knowledge of medicinal care that could revolutionize modern medicine.
|Ancient Mupache Machis.|
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Public Health Care in Chile
Even though this form of medicine may be gaining some traction among the Chilean population, according to Dr. Daniel Silva Naveas, it cannot be prescribed as a form of treatment unless it passes a filtering system similar to other drugs.
|A modern hospital in San Pablo, Chile. |
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