Plants used to treat malaria in Nyakayojo sub-county, western Uganda.

  title={Plants used to treat malaria in Nyakayojo sub-county, western Uganda.},
  author={Torunn Stangeland and Paul E. Alele and Esther Katuura and K{\aa}re Arnstein Lye},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={137 1},
AIM OF STUDY We performed an ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat malaria in Nyakayojo sub-county in south western Uganda because malaria in this region, and in Uganda at large, is still the single most important reason for ill health and mortality. Two of the most vulnerable groups affected by malaria are young children and pregnant women and plants are commonly used in their treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-eight traditional birth attendants were interviewed about how they… CONTINUE READING
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