Covid-19 in the Amazon: experiences and reflections of a collective of Kichwa midwives
AMUPAKIN (Asociación de Mujeres Parteras Kichwas del Napo) and Community Engaged-Learning, University of Manitoba
This presentation will include the showing and discussion of a mini-documentary developed by AMUPAKIN. AMUPAKIN is a community of Kichwa midwives that offers birthing and traditional Indigenous health services in the Amazon region of Napo in Ecuador in collaboration with Community Engaged-Learning, at the University of Manitoba. The focus is on three experiences where COVID-19 patients were healed with the use of traditional Kichwa medicine.