The health problems and health scenario of Soliga tribals at Biligiri Rangaswamy temple wildlife sanctuary, Karnataka, South India

Madegowda, C. and Usha, C. (2015) The health problems and health scenario of Soliga tribals at Biligiri Rangaswamy temple wildlife sanctuary, Karnataka, South India. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences, 5 (3). pp. 443-458. ISSN 2324-8041

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Abstract

The Soligas tribals have been living in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary for time immemorial and they have symbiotic relationship with nature. They have been using the tubers, fruits, leaves, honey, mushrooms, bamboo shoot and seeds in their every day diet. Soligas have the health problems like common diseases, waterborne disease, flown from trees, animal attack and genetic diseases of sickle Cell anemia etc. Soligas are practicing medicinal plants and belief treatments for centuries. The interventions of Vivekananda Girijana Kalayana Kendra and Government, they are started to use modern medical treatments. Even today some of the Podus still using unsafe drinking water. The health services are not reaching to Podu(village) level, they have to walk miles to get medical treatments.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Soligas and VGKK and Ntfps and Phcs and Traditional and BRT
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Social Work
Divisions: Department of > Social Work
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2019 05:39
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2019 05:39
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/4036

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