Traditional Medicine documentary tells you about fading knowledge of healing powers of herbs in rural regions of Namibia. It dwells on rich Namibian cultural heritage and sends a very important message that traditional knowledge should be protected in modern African society.
This paper attempts to explore how indigenous peoples respond to ecological and development challenges and how their cultures and knowledge systems can contribute to the sustainable development agenda. At first, it will look at the characteristics of indigenous knowledge and at indigenous peoples’ notions of development to understand the concepts in which traditional knowledge is rooted.
While the TKRC, as Oguamanam has observed, has vastly improved the scope and depth of the IPC, one can argue that classifications abstracted from context can result in a demeaning of practices, to a lessening of its aura and a negation of its meanings and aesthetics.
Background: This study represents the first in-depth ethnobotanical study in the province of Uíge in northern
Angola and documents the traditional knowledge of the Bakongo people living in the area. Due to deforestation
and frequent fires, degraded savannahs dominate the landscape in the study region. Here we provide a list of
this disease is characterized by life-threatening opportunistic infections. As the formal health sector struggles to confront this epidemic, new medicines from traditional sources are needed to complement control efforts.
Traditional medicine (TM) in Bulamogi (Uganda) is holistic, providing treatments for physical illnesses as well as psycho-spiritual ones. People use it to prevent and eliminate the effects of witchcraft, to appease spirits and to cure chronic illnesses. The traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) are numerous and have extensive experience of traditional healing.