Ghanaian national policy toward indigenous healers. The case of the primary health training for indigenous healers (PRHETIH) program.

@article{Warren1982GhanaianNP,
  title={Ghanaian national policy toward indigenous healers. The case of the primary health training for indigenous healers (PRHETIH) program.},
  author={D. W. Warren and G. Steven Bova and M A Tregoning and M. A. Kliewer},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1982},
  volume={16 21},
  pages={1873-81}
}
We review the policy of the Ghanaian Ministry of Health towards indigenous healers, and estimate their potential and actual utilization in the national health delivery system. We then describe the program to give primary health training to indigenous healers. The program established relations with the regional offices and central headquarters of the Ministry of Health. The Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine, the Ghana Psychic and Traditional Healers Association and various… CONTINUE READING

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