Index: Health of woman in Amazonia affected by exclusion
Oct 30, 2001: Lima, Peru - MSF provides a report on "Social-cultural aspects of health: women of fertile age. Experiences in Ucayali, Peru". It reveals that the social-economic and cultural exclusion of indigenous and mixed race women in the Amazon leads to high rates of illness and death. The exhibition and awareness project "A jungle health post in the heart of Lima" will be opened this weekend.