Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Jailah Bamba

Department of Public Health, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

  • Research Article   
    Community Organizing for Indigenous People in the Philippines: A Proposed Approach
    Author(s): Jailah Bamba, Cristela Candelario, Rosarie Gabuya and Lhearnie Manongdo*

    Cognizant of the special needs of indigenous people in the Philippines, the Republic Act No. 8371 of 1997 was established to promote and protect their rights. Over the years, a number of community organizing efforts for the improvement of these communities were conducted by stakeholders from the private and public sectors. However, resistance has been reported due to poor understanding and integration of these indigenous populations' varied cultures and traditions. This study aims to describe the predominant principles and frameworks used for community organizing among indigenous people. Specifically, it seeks to propose a community organizing approach that is culturally sensitive and appropriate for indigenous communities in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas in the Philippines. A systematic review was conducted on four databases (PubMed, Science Dir.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-7556.21.s5.002

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