Amchi medicine

  • Kala CK. Health Traditions of Buddhist Community and Role of Amchis in Trans Himalayan Region of India. Current Science Vol. 89, No 8, 2005 [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Angmo K, Adhikari BS, Rawat GS. Changing Aspects of Traditional Healthcare System in Western Ladakh, India. J Ethnopharmacol. 28 sept 2012;143(2):621‑
  • Pordié L. Médecine Traditionnelle et Conflits Interreligieux au Ladakh. Rev Inde. 2007;7:157‑
  • Kloos S. Good Medicines, Bad Hearts: The Social Role of the Amchi In a Buddhist Dard Community. in press in L. Pordié (éd.) Healing at the Periphery. Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India, Duke University Press [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Reuter KP, Weisshuhn TER, Witt CM. Tibetan Medicine: A systematic review of the Clinical Research Available in the West. Hindawi publishing corporation. evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine. Vol 2013, article ID 213407 [Internet]. Disponible sur:


  • Kressing F. Shamanism as Medical Prevention? A case study from Ladakh, Northwest-India. Med Ges Gesch Jahrb Inst Gesch Med Robert Bosch Stift. 2011;30.

High altitude related topics

  • Gupta N, Prasad I, Himashree G, D’Souza P. Prevalence of Dry Eye at High Altitude: A Case Controlled Comparative Study. High Alt Med Biol. déc 2008;9(4):327‑
  • Norboo T, Saiyed H., Angchuk P., Tsering P, Angchuk S., Phuntsog S., et al. Mini Review of High Altitude Health Problems in Ladakh. Biomed Pharmacother. mai 2004;58(4):220‑
  • Wu T, Kayser B. High Altitude Adaptation in Tibetans. High Alt Med Biol. sept 2006;7(3):193‑

General Public Health

  • Lee R. Maladies, Malaise and Modernization: Health and Development in the North Western Himalaya (Ladakh). Asian Aff. 2001;32(3):300‑
  • Rosati JA, Yoneda KY, Yasmeen S, Wood S, Eldridge MW. Respiratory Health and Indoor Air Pollution at High Elevation. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2005;60(2):96‑
  • Bhasin V. Ecology and Health: A Study Among Tribals of Ladkah. Stud. Tribes Tribals, 3(1):1 13 (2005) [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Lee RV. Doing Good Badly, Ladakh Studies 16. 2001 Dec. p.25-26, [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Pirie F. Doing Good Badly, or at All? Ladakh Studies 17. 2002 Sep. p.26-28 [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Lee RV. Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Integrity of Indigenous Cultures and Regions. Ladakh Studies 22 2008 Jul. p. 20-22, [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Cariappa MP, Bonventre EV, Mohanti BK. Operation Sadbhavana: Winning Hearts and Minds in the Ladakh Himalayan Region. Mil Med. août 2008;173(8):749‑
  • Neale, Rachel E., Purdie, Jennifer L., Hirst, Lawrence W., Green, Adele C. Sun Exposure as a Risk Factor for Nuclear Cataract. Epidemiology Volume 14(6), November 2003, pp 707-712

Woman and Child

  • Hancart Petitet P, Pordié L. Panser le Monde, Penser les Médecines: Traditions Médicales et Développement Sanitaire. Paris, Karthala; 2005. p. 123 – 143, Mortalité Maternelle au Ladakh: De la Santé Publique à l’Anthropologie [Internet].  Disponible sur:
  • Wiley AS. Increasing Use of Prenatal Care in Ladakh (India): The Roles of Ecological and Cultural Factors. Soc Sci Med 1982. oct 2002;55(7):1089‑
  • Cvejic E, Ades S, Flexer W, Gray-Donald K. Breastfeeding Practices and Nutritional Status of Children at High Altitude in Ladakh. J Trop Pediatr. 12 janv 1997;43(6):376‑
  • Gaash B, Bhan R. Immunization Status of Infants in Kargil. Indian Pediatr. août 2005;42(8):841‑
  • Aengst J. Repreesentation and Perception: Why Reproduction Matters in Ladakh. Ladakh Studies 23. 2008 Dec. p. 4-11, [Internet]. Disponible sur:
  • Bärnreuther S. Home or Hospital Delivery? The perception and Use of Biomedicine in a Rural Village in Ladakh. Ladakh Studies 23. 2008 Dec. p.12-19 [Internet]. Disponible sur:

Mental Health

  • Monasterio E. An Experience of Psychiatry in Ladakh, India. Australas Psychiatry. 1 sept 2000;8(3):216‑


  • Geology of Zanskar. Web Version of PhD Thesis « Tectonic and Metamorphic Evolution of the Central Himalayan Domain in Southeast Zanskar (Kashmir, India) » published by Pierre Dèzes in « Mémoires de Géologie (Lausanne) No.32 1999 » ISSN 1015-3578 [Internet]. Disponible sur: