traditional healer


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traditional healer

Ethnomedicine
A person in a primitive society who uses long-established methods passed down from one healer to another to treat a person suffering from various illnesses, many of which have psychological underpinnings. Methods used by traditional healers include the use of roots, fetish dolls, voodoo dolls, and the smoking out of a possessing spirit or spell.
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It is clear from the above mentioned cases treated by folk healers that a significant part of Jordanian rural people still refer to traditional healers to seek treatment for several health problems, despite the fact that Jordan has recently witnessed a remarkable development in the medical sector.
the traditional healer 'does not check tummy' and only gives sanctified or holy water for medication" (R5).
The training of Africa's traditional healers varies considerably from nation to nation and within each nation.
In all models, the cost variable was specified as fixed, all other clinic attributes as random, and the traditional healer opt-out variable as an alternative-specific constant (Hole 2008).
Traditional healers, who are readily available in the community, go from village to village treating blind patients.
This was 1998, should be better enforced, written in consultation with and structures to this effect different traditional healer should be put into place.
Meanwhile, Camilo Yoge, 21, who is studying to become a traditional healer, says the Orito-Ingi Ande Medicinal Plants Sanctuary will protect more than flora and fauna.
That's the dilemma facing some West African traditional healers who are finding it more difficult to procure ingredients for their natural, remedies as logging goes unchecked in Ivory Coast.
Relations between the two sides have not been helped by Swaziland's leading Traditional Healer Organisation, which has called on the government to stop giving life-prolonging antiretroviral drugs to those with the HIV-AIDS.
He was described in court as a licensed traditional healer from Zimbabwe, registered with the Zimbabwe National Traditional Healers Association, known as Zinatha.
Things began to fall into place when Sylvia Ledesma, a traditional healer and founder of Kalpulli, offered use of her extra building.

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