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Research data: TRADITIONAL HEALERS
2018 Navigating multiple sources of healing in the context of HIV/AIDS and wide availability of antiretroviral treatment: a qualitative study of community participants' perceptions and experiences in rural South Africa
South Africa introduced the world???s largest antiretroviral treatment (ART) program in 2004 and since 2016 the Department of Health impleme...
2016 The role of traditional health practitioners in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: generic or mode specific?
Traditional health practitioners (THPs) play a vital role in the health care of the majority of the South African population and elsewhere o...Download this report
2015 Utilization and practice of traditional/complementary/alternative medicine (T/CAM) in Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) member states
The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of published and unpublished research investigating the prevalence of Traditi...