• Medicine
  • Published 2006

The incorporation of African traditional health practitioners into the South African health care system

@inproceedings{Summerton2006TheIO,
  title={The incorporation of African traditional health practitioners into the South African health care system},
  author={Joy Violet Summerton},
  year={2006}
}
The need to progress from parallel or merely tolerant health care systems towards integrated systems in countries with both traditional and western health care systems has been acknowledged globally. Underlying this acknowledgement is the need to respond to the expressed health care needs of communities. This article offers a critical reflection on national and international policies as they relate to African traditional medicine and healing in the context of the South African health care… CONTINUE READING

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