Traditional healers on board to fight HIV/AIDS

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): N.Mngqundaniso
KEYWORDS: HEALTH, HEALTH WORKERS, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS PREVENTION, TRADITIONAL AUTHORITIES
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 3290

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Abstract

Traditional healers can play an important role in the prevention, care and treatment of HIV infection and AIDS, according to a study commissioned by the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Department of Health, writes Nolwandle Mngqundaniso.