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This exam consists of several short answer questions followed by two essays. Please cite all sources (even if they are lecture) and support all statements with evidence. Unless supported by evidence, personal opinions and “common sense” (which is not so common) are not acceptable answers! Use of Wikipedia, how.com, and other user-supported websites is not acceptable in your answers. All answers should be written on a separate sheet of paper. If you take your answer from somewhere else, make sure you either paraphrase (put it in your own words) or enclose the part taken directly from another source in quote marks. A mixture of the two is preferable. Any citation method you have learned is acceptable. Short answers, 5 points each. In three to four sentences, define and/or explain all of the following terms/people/issues we have examined in class: Paul Farmer and his work in Haiti : Paul Farmer is a doctor that started PIH (partner sin Health) in the country of Haiti. He was the key to improving the healthcare in Haiti. Farmer created hospitals and clinics to help the people. Farmer received help from organizations like W.H.O. (World Health organization) and the Gates Foundation. The Gates foundation was the key resource to creating a great majority of the hospitals and clinics. Paul Farmer received 45 Million dollars from the gates Foundation to help improve the health care. Guinea Worm : It is a worm that grows inside of your body without the host knowing. People that don’t have the resources to get rid of the guinea worm use an old fashioned remedy. The remedy is to put a stick on your body where the worm is growing out of. The trick is to twist the stick very little everyday till the worm comes out. If the host does not twist the stick the worm may burrow a hole through his skin. The Staff of Asclepius : It is the staff that Asclepius carried with him while he was healing people. It is also the true sign/ symbol of medicine. it is usually confused with the Caduceus of
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Hermes. The staff is a representation of new life by the sign of the snake sheading it’s old skin. (Blayney ) It is also represented in 2,000 B.C. as the healing god Ningishita. (Blayney ) The Four Fields of Anthropology : The four fields are anthropology, Linguistic anthropology, Physical & Biological Anthropology, and Sociocultural Anthropology. Anthropology is the study of humanity and its culture. Linguistic anthropology is the study of languages around the world. Physical and Biological Anthropology is the study of human evolutionary biology, physical variation, and classification. Sociocultural Anthropology is the study of the scientific study of the development of human cultures based on ethnologic, ethnographic, linguistic, social, and psychological data and methods of analysis.
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