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Traditional Medicine in Contextual African Society: On-Going Challenges


  • Kingsley Akarowhe

    (Department of Educational Foundations, University of Uyo, Nigeria)


The role of traditional medicine in contextual African society cannot be overemphasized. Due to the less financial implication on the part of patients(s) patronizing the medicine to treat a particular ailment. In recent time, attention by government and relevant stakeholders in the health sectors in African tend to shift their compendium effort to improve modern health medicine, this has yielded little effort.

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  • Kingsley Akarowhe, 2018. "Traditional Medicine in Contextual African Society: On-Going Challenges," Open Access Journal of Oncology and Medicine, Lupine Publishers, LLC, vol. 1(3), pages 52-55, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:abr:joajom:v:1:y:2018:i:3:p:52-55
    DOI: 10.32474/OAJOM.2018.01.000112

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