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Traditional medicine (TRM) use remains universal among individuals, families and communities the world over but the predictive variables of TRM use is still confounding. This population-based study analysed the predictors of TRM use in Ashanti Region, Ghana. A retrospective cross-sectional quantitative survey involving systematic random sampled participants(More)
The impact of strong cultural beliefs on specific reasons for traditional medicine (TRM) use among individuals and populations has long been advanced in health care and spatio-medical literature. Yet, little has been done in Ghana and the Ashanti Region in particular to bring out the precise "pull" and "push" relative influences on TRM utilization. With a(More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Whilst over three-quarters of the world׳s population continues to use traditional medicine (TRM) with an increasing trend globally, limited data exist in the Ashanti Region regarding TRM utilisation. This study espoused a retrospective cross-sectional quantitative approach to examine the prevalence and pattern of TRM use among(More)
Despite the recognition for rising consumption rate of traditional medicine (TRM) in health and spatio-medical literature in the global scale, the impact of location in traditional therapy use has been explored least in Ghana. This paper analysed the role of spatial variation in TRM use in Kumasi Metropolis and Sekyere South District of Ashanti Region,(More)
The dynamic global market in the world of business forces firms to initiate quick and favourable actions in order to stay active in this ever-changing world of business. The study investigated the post liberalization and privatization effect of competition on smaller Licensed Buying Companies (LBCs) in the Ghanaian Cocoa industry using the Kuapa Kokoo(More)
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