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Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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2014

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Strategies For Enhancing Information Access To Traditional Medical Practioners To Aid Health Care Delivery In Nigeria., Emmanuel Chukwudi Ihekwoaba Mr. Jan 2014

Strategies For Enhancing Information Access To Traditional Medical Practioners To Aid Health Care Delivery In Nigeria., Emmanuel Chukwudi Ihekwoaba Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The purpose of this review is to establish a conceptual frame work on the traditional medicine practice which can also means folk medicine, native healing, local or indigenous healthcare practice, etc. This article also discussed much about traditional medical practitioners (healers). Different categories of traditional healers were also discussed including the importance and challenges of tradition medicine practice. These challenges include the array of mystery and secrecy surrounding traditional healthcare delivery, difficulty of modern health care practitioners in accepting traditional medical healthcare practice due to the unorthodox nature of traditional medical practice. Some of the other problems include the ...