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Excluded People, Eroded Communities

Realizing the Right to Health in Chiapas, Mexico

June 2006

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PHR details the devastating impact that the ongoing, low-intensity conflict in Chiapas has had on the health and human rights of its civilians. This household survey is the first comprehensive population-based study to take place in the conflict zone-yielding alarming data on maternal mortality, child health (particularly rates of malnutrition and vaccination coverage), the number of people infected with pulmonary tuberculosis, as well as the overall availability of health services to the population and socio-demographic indicators.

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