Ana Magdalena Hurtado

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Name: Ana Magdalena Hurtado
Organization: Indigenous Health Sciences and Human Rights, ASU
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Title: Professor, Fellow 2012 American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Bio:
I dedicated my career to the science of human rights. My motivation came from living with indigenous peoples in Latin America over several decades.

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Apr 10, 2013 / 1 Comments / in Aging, Disability, Health care, Sanitation

GIobally indigenous peoples have the lowest life expectancy, highest disease loads and highest child mortality rates caused by introduced pathogens and ideas. Although exposed to interventions over decades if not 500 year since Conquest, thus far community-based health solutions are nonexistent.