D. Benner's scientific contributions

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Article
In 1982, the Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) issued guidelines on medical education and practice and a code of ethics for practitioners of Indian medicine, i.e. ayurveda, unani and siddha. These were at least partly based on the traditions of the respective medical systems and have been revised and adapted over the years. The ethical gui...

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... Lastly, understanding the role of the State is critical for situating medical pluralism in India and, in particular, the politics of tradition and regulatory devices of modernity (Attewell, 2007;Benner, 2005;Cant & Sharma, 1999;Jeffery, 1979). Notions of medical pluralism can tend toward the reification of tradition as a repository of 'authentic' knowledge and practice, fixed and immutable across time and space (Das,1999a(Das, ,1999b. ...