- Diversity competence in medicine: equity, culture and practiceRuth Kutalek
Unit Ethnomedizin and International Health, Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Währingerstrasse 25, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:3-9. 2012..It should therefore be a core concern for all health practitioners and a central focus in any health institution...
- What about Ethnomedizin? Reflections on the early days of medical anthropologies in German-speaking countriesRuth Kutalek
Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Anthropol Med 19:39-47. 2012..It demonstrates the richness of this interdisciplinary field at the interface of anthropology, medicine and public health, and provides the unique perspectives of some of its founders from the 1970s onwards...
- Geophagy and potential health implications: geohelminths, microbes and heavy metalsRuth Kutalek
Medical University of Vienna, Center for Public Health, Department of General Practice and Family Medicine, Unit Ethnomedicine and International Health, Waehringerstrasse 25, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 104:787-95. 2010..Geophagy, however, is not a cause of adult helminth infection. The periodic consumption of geophagic materials at high dosages might be problematic particularly during pregnancy...