Welcome to the Virtual Symposium

Aché People of Paraguay : From Culture to Health 

The Aché People of Paraguay virtual symposium will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about the history and current research, new data and sustainable health projects being accomplished to preserve the Aché culture and advance their health for a more sustainable and equitable future.

Topics include:

Aché History, Culture, and Survival
Current Health and Healthcare Analysis
Nutrition and Chronic Diseases Identified in Aché Communities
Longitudinal Study of Tuberculosis Outcomes
Communicable Diseases and Prevention in Aché Communities
Maternal and Reproductive Health
Political Ecology of Paraguay

Symposium will be live on Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 27, 2022 from 1 pm PST to 3 pm/3:30 pm PST.  

The Trudy Larson, MD Institute for Health Impact and Equity is proud to host the first Indigenous Health Symposium designed to inform participants about new research, projects, and efforts in preserving indigenous populations' unique culture and environment. This year's conference will focus on the  Aché People of Paraguay.

Target Audience:

  • Public health professionals 
  • Medical providers
  • Scholars
  • Global Health Professionals
  • Anthropologists
  • Community members
  • Students

Duration: TBD

Format: Web-based

Page Last Updated: April 14, 2022

For any questions, please contact Tamara Telles at ttelles@unr.edu


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