The use of herbal medicines for induction of labour (IOL) is common globally and yet its effects are not well understood.
Attrition of student nurses is increasingly gaining attention in the context of chronic shortage of nurses globally. Nursing education institutions are implementing a range of student support interventions to address student dropout. Literature however shows that most of the existing interventions are not comprehensive and they focus on addressing the pathology by fixing students problems.
This study aims at exploring the interaction between the indigenous and biomedical healing systems as well as the professionals working in both healing systems. Drawing on qualitative research approach, the study employed primary and secondary data collection methods.
This study explores herbal medicinal knowledge of the people of the Shinasha, in north western part of Ethiopia. It is aimed at elaborating a general systemic overview of the medical tradition of the Shinasha. Resting on qualitative research approach, the study utilized primary and secondary data collection methods.
Psychotherapy models, some of which now have a history over a century, have been practiced
worldwide. However, considering that the most prevalently applied psychotherapy models are
the products of Western culture, questioning the extent of these models’ effectiveness and
Concerns regarding the conservation of medicinal plant species are receiving much attention due to overharvesting
and exploitation. Medicinal plant harvesting is a global concern as plants are the source of the majority
of medicines, either traditional or western, in the world. Millions of U.S. dollars of plant material are being
This study investigates the pattern of use of traditional and alternative healers among psychiatric patients in Nelson Mandela Metropole. An interview schedule was applied to 254 subjects at six sites, enquiring about consultations with traditional and alternative healers in the past year. Multivariate analysis was performed to determine predictors of consultation.
paper examines the relatIonshIp between tradltlonal and modem medlcme wtth reference
to an expenmental research study conducted m South Africa, which focused on mtervlews by tradItIona
Zulu healers and modern chmcal psychologists with the same group of psychlatnc patients Results
A study of the role played by muthi shops and street vendors on the trade of indigenous medicinal plants of the Limpopo Province was undertaken in order to develop strategies that will prevent further loss of wild population.
The current study explores reasons provided by caregivers for the administration of African traditional medicines in children. This study seeks to understand the caregivers‟ knowledge, motivation, and the context for traditional medicine administration. The study took place in the children‟s ward at St. Rita‟s Provincial Hospital in Sekhukhune District of Limpopo.