Wound Care: Traditional African Medicine Approach

  title={Wound Care: Traditional African Medicine Approach},
  author={Philip F. Builders and Modupe. I. Builders},
Wound care represents a major health burden in Africa. The types and causes of wounds in Africa are numerous; however, the interventions to these injuries are easily accessed in hospitals in the urban cities, while in most rural communities, the primary source of interventions is traditional medicine (TM). In recent times, there are incidences of preferences to the use of TM in the management of especially challenging wounds even when conventional interventions are available. In some African… CONTINUE READING

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