Characteristics of visitors to traditional healers in central Sudan.

  title={Characteristics of visitors to traditional healers in central Sudan.},
  author={Irshad M. Ahmed and Juliane Bremer and Mohieldin M Magzoub and Ali Mohammad Nouri},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  volume={5 1},
Traditional healing is widespread in Sudan and traditional healers are well respected by the community. This study aimed to assess the characteristics of visitors attending traditional healers, the reasons for visits, the frequency of visits, satisfaction with visits and advantages and disadvantages of visits. The results showed that children under ten years did not take part in visits; most of the visitors were between 21 and 40 years (61%) and were women (62%). Visitors were less educated… CONTINUE READING
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