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  • 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)
  • 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)
  • NEW DELHI-The Indian government is encouraging traditional health care systems in the country, trying to popularize the medical knowledge that has been passed down for centuries. (theepochtimes.com)
  • 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)
  • disorders
  • Though the Shang did not have a concept of "medicine" as distinct from other fields, their oracular inscriptions on bones and tortoise shells refer to illnesses that affected the Shang royal family: eye disorders, toothaches, bloated abdomen, etc., which Shang elites usually attributed to curses sent by their ancestors. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • Mainstream medicine in the United States is the greatest when it comes to acute, trauma care, but in dealing with chronic, degenerative diseases, it is losing terribly. (cbn.com)
  • An emchi is quoted as saying: All those flowers, on which butterflies sit, are ready medicine for various diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cure
  • This books includeThe Canon of Medicine by Avicenna (the first version of Beirut), Zakhire Kharazmshahi by Jurjani (the scanned version of Bonyade Farhang-e Iran), Malfaregh by Razes (the first version of Iran University of Medical Sciences), and Aqili's cure by Aqili (the first version of Iran University of Medical Sciences). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • In the framework of traditional Cambodian medicine, the supernatural world can both cure and cause illness and therefore the definitions between what is medicinal and what is spiritual is often blurred. (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)
  • modern
  • Examples of modern studies of Brazilian medicine the Acai Palm contains antioxidants active against leukemia. (wikipedia.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)
  • Western
  • An African healer embraced this concept by making a 48-bed hospital, the first of its kind, in Kwa-Mhlanga, South Africa, which combines traditional methods with homeopathy, iridology, and other Western healing methods, even including some traditional Asian medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern
  • Modern biotech methods are used to manufacture existing medicines more easily, in order to treat human diseases. (lafayettecollege.org)
  • The work combined traditional European and New World medical lore with what was then modern medical science, and anthropologist Margarita Artschwager Kay posits that it served to standardize herbal therapy in Northern Mexico and the Southwestern United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservative Judaism, while generally encouraging its members to follow the traditional Jewish views on birth control has been more willing to allow greater exceptions regarding its use to fit better within modern society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regulations regarding contraception affect the traditional streams of Judaism (including the Haredi and Modern Orthodox varieties) more so than others because of their strict adherence to Halakhah, or Jewish law. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress. (wikipedia.org)