• Vietnamese
  • Various compendiums and treatises on traditional Vietnamese medicine include the 11-volume Nam dược thần hiệu by the 14th century physician Tuệ Tĩnh and Hải Thượng y tông tâm lĩnh by the 18th century physician Hải Thượng Lãng Ông. (wikipedia.org)
  • healers
  • After Mozambique obtained independence in 1975, attempts to control traditional medicine went as far as sending diviner-healers to re-education camps. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rather than looking to the medical or physical reasons behind an illness, traditional healers attempt to determine the root cause underlying it, which is believed to stem from a lack of balance between the patient and his or her social environment or the spiritual world, not by natural causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • ingredients
  • Nevertheless, each medicine is composed of exactly the same ingredients under the Ministry's standardization methodology. (mbacourses.net)
  • Medical theories at this time were based on the medicine of Song dynasty, but prescriptions were based on the medicine of the Unified Silla period such as the medical text First Aid Prescriptions Using Native Ingredients or Hyangyak Gugeupbang (향약구급방), which was published in 1236. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • In some Asian and African countries, up to 80% of the population relies on traditional medicine for their primary health care needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The technique is considered a traditional medicinal technique in Southern Sudan The practice of taking a dukhan has many purported health benefits such as smoothing the skin, and narrowing of the vagina with women (the latter being useful after childbirth) It also gives the skin a pleasant scent (due to the wood species used, usually shaff and talh wood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ministry of Health administered university offers a five-year Bachelor of Myanmar Traditional Medicine degree program and accepts about 100 students a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • National Health Plan (2006-2011), Human Resources Development in Medicine (in Burmese). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1967 the king directed the Health Department of Bhutan to establish a traditional medicine system for the welfare of Bhutanese people and to preserve the Bhutanese traditional culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The expo, with the theme of Big Health Industry , showcased the research findings of traditional medicines and relevant health products. (most.gov.cn)
  • This situation is reflected in many developing countries and, in part for this reason, the World Health Organization (WHO) is promoting the use of and preservation of knowledge of several traditional medicines in many of these areas across the globe, including Cambodia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to this, interest has recently been expressed in integrating traditional African medicine into the continent's national health care systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the highly sophisticated technology involved in modern medicine, which is beginning to integrate into Africa's health care system, could possibly destroy Africa's deep-seated cultural values. (wikipedia.org)
  • David Craig Familiar Medicine: Everyday Health Knowledge and Practice in Today's Vietnam. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1993 the government of Thailand created the National Institute of Thai Traditional Medicine, under the supervision of the Ministry of Public Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • China
  • Statistics from the National Development and Reform Commission show that the average sales volume of traditional medicine in China has grown by about 20 percent annually since the early 1990s to 110.9 billion yuan (US$l4 billion) in 2005. (ip-watch.org)
  • For the general topic, see Medicine in China . (wikipedia.org)
  • modern
  • Traditional medicine (also known as indigenous or folk medicine) comprises medical aspects of traditional knowledge that developed over generations within various societies before the era of modern medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples of modern studies of Brazilian medicine the Acai Palm contains antioxidants active against leukemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the government-led revision committee is analysing its stipulations for future implementation, some experts say the stagnancy is largely a result of the gap between the modern patent system and the protection efforts for traditional knowledge like TCM. (ip-watch.org)
  • Many traditional healing methods such as religious and spiritual healing are often used alongside more modern scientific medicine among Hausa villages and cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The Aruak, Tupi, Yamomami, Krahô, Guarani and other Indians groups are among the native tribes that together with isolated descendants of Africans or Quilombola, and Indians integrated (Caboclo) that are known to almost exclusively practice traditional medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Traditional Mongolian doctors were known as shaman, or holy men. (wikipedia.org)
  • rely
  • Khmer traditional medicine used to rely on written texts, Khmer sastras or palm-leaf manuscripts, since the 9th century, stored and studied at the many temples across the former Khmer Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnoses and chosen methods of treatment in traditional African medicine rely heavily on spiritual aspects, often based on the belief that psycho-spiritual aspects should be addressed before medical aspects. (wikipedia.org)