Aids And Stds In Africa: Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Aids And Stds In Africa

Bridging The Gap Between Traditional Healing And Modern Medicine, 1st Edition

By Edward C Green

Routledge

276 pages

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Description

This book emphasizes the factors in the spread and control of AIDS that have received less attention in the literature. It suggests that a collaborative action program involving traditional healers is necessary if we wish to impact the spread of AIDS and other STDs in Africa.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Intriguing Epidemiology of AIDS in Africa 2. Issues in the Development of Collaborative Programs 3. Preliminary Research in Swaziland 4. STDs and AIDS in Liberia 5. STDs and AIDS in Mozambique 6. The Relevance of Family-Planning Programs 7. Developing Roles for South African Traditional Healers in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Management 8. Evaluation of the "Second Generation" of South African Traditional Healers Trained in HIV/AIDS Prevention 9. Summary and Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies