Some aspects of Yoruba traditional healers and their practice.

  • D. D. O. Oyebola
  • Published 1980 in
    Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical…


156 traditional healers/midwives randomly selected from all over the Yoruba-speaking areas of Nigeria were studied. Sociological data (age, sex, religion, educational status) and other details of their personal and job histories were documented. The results showed, amongst other things, that 72.4% of the 156 herbalists interviewed were more than 40 years… (More)


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