HIV/AIDS/STI/TB knowledge, beliefs and practices of traditional healers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

SOURCE: AIDS Care
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): K.Peltzer, N.Mngqundaniso, G.Petros
KEYWORDS: HIV/AIDS, KWAZULU-NATAL, SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, TRADITIONAL AUTHORITIES, TRADITIONAL HEALERS, TUBERCULOSIS
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4126

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Abstract

In a cross sectional study 233 traditional healers were interviewed in three selected communities in KwaZulu-Natal. The aim of this study was to investigate the HIV/AIDS/STI/TB knowledge, beliefs and practices of traditional healers in South Africa.