Journal of Social Sciences

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Legalization of an Informal Health Sector

Roger Lee Mendoza

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2010.74.84

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 1

Pages 74-84


Problem statement: The Philippines--a developing Southeast Asian country--exemplifies the co-existence of Western-oriented, medical science and indigenous, non-allopathic practices collectively known as Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). The purpose of this study is to determine why and how the economics and politics of CAM


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