The C.A.R.E. Program explores the complex interaction between environmental variables (availability of resources, cultural practices, socioeconomic status) and fertility and health patterns in populations of northern Argentina.
Photo caption: Children in the Toba village of El Churcal, province of Formosa, Argentina.
Indigenous (Toba and Wichí) and non-indigenous populations in the province of Formosa, Gran Chaco region of Argentina, in the border with Paraguay.
Claudia R. Valeggia, University of Pennsylvania
The C.A.R.E. program has several long-term objectives: