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traditional background to medical practice in Nigeria

Seminar on the Traditional Background to Medical Practice in Nigeria, Ibadan 1966

traditional background to medical practice in Nigeria

papers presented at a special seminar, April 20-23, 1966.

by Seminar on the Traditional Background to Medical Practice in Nigeria, Ibadan 1966

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Published by Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan in [Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
  • Traditional medicine -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOccasional publication no. 25
    ContributionsUniversity College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, University of Ibadan. Institute of African Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR653 N6 S46 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99p.
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19555285M

    Stoning is capital punishment for women. It`s performed by non-state actors. Usually, a woman is buried up to the neck with no ability to move. The executioners throw rocks to the head of the condemned. It leads to a slow and painful death for a woman. It is one of the harmful traditional practices in Nigeria that can be seen in Muslim communities. Nigeria Healthcare System – The Good and the Bad. Nigeria has one of the most complicated healthcare systems in the continent. Public health in Nigeria is run by three tiers of the government. The Federal government is responsible for coordinating affairs in Federal Medical Centers and University Teaching Hospitals.

    Background: Although traditional medicine plays an important role in Ethiopian society, knowledge about the extent and characteristics of traditional healing practices and practitioners is limited.   Ibrahim M. Medical Education in Nigeria. Medical Teacher ; 4. Jinadu M. K., Ojofeitimi E. O. and Oribabor P. An innovative approach to undergraduate medical education in Nigeria. Education for health (Abingdon, England) ; 15 (2): 5. Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (personal communication) 6.

    RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES In Nigeria, a shift from the traditional pharmacists' role of dispensing and compounding of medications began in the s with the introduction of drug information services and unit dose-dispensing systems in some hospitals. More than three decades after this, clinical pharmacy practice is still underdeveloped. This study was conducted to explore stakeholders. traditional healing. Herbs native to Japan were classified in the first pharmacopoeia of Japanese traditional medicine in the ninth century (Saito, ). Indian traditional medicine Ayurveda is a medical system primarily practised in India that has been known for nearly years. It includes diet and herbal remedies, while emphasizing.


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Traditional background to medical practice in Nigeria by Seminar on the Traditional Background to Medical Practice in Nigeria, Ibadan 1966 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The development and use of traditional herbal medicine (THM) have a very long historical background that corresponds to the Stone Age. In the continent of Africa, the practice of traditional healing and magic is much older than some of the other traditional medical sciences [] and seems to be much more prevalent compared to conventional medicine.

African traditional medicine Cited by: 6. Traditional Medical Care in Nigeria Posted by on 6/8/ PM cultural and religious background, as well as on the knowledge, attributes and beliefs that are prevalent in the community, regarding physical, mental and social well-being and the causation of disease and disability.

THE PRACTICE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE. Unlike the. Traditional Health Practices In Nigeria. Another age-long traditional health practice is the use of urine to wash the face when a patient has Apollo. They believe the composition of the urine.

Traditional African medicine is a range of traditional medicine disciplines involving indigenous herbalism and African spirituality, typically including traditional background to medical practice in Nigeria book, midwives, and tioners of traditional African medicine claim to be able to cure a variety of diverse conditions including cancer, psychiatric disorders, high blood pressure, cholera, most venereal diseases, epilepsy.

Traditional medicine refers to the knowledge, skills and practises based on the theories, beliefs and experiences indigenous to different cultures, used in the maintenance of health and in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.

Traditional medicine is. This is why traditional medicine in Nigeria is not uniform. Then, we had a well established medical system that uses the “Ifa” system to investigate the causes of illness and their solutions. This practice is pervasive and it influences all our activities.

No wonder it is still in practice. A study in Nigeria reported that % and % use TCAM product and visited a traditional birth attendant to manage infantile colic, respectively. Also, studies conducted in Nigeria reported that 10% and % of patients suffering from tuberculosis and toothache had consulted with a traditional medicine practitioner, respectively.

By developing a favorable policy framework, the government has fostered innovation and improved traditional medical practice. But like in Nigeria, the informal nature of the sector, however, poses. officially recognized orthodox system and the barely tolerated traditional system [6].

It is in the light of the foregoing that a systematic SWOT analysis of traditional medicine practice in Nigeria becomes imperative. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was carried out using a large number of information sources such as: books.

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICAL HEALTH PRACTICES: BELIEFS AND CONCEPTS IN IHIALA L.G.A OF ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT Medical health practice is one of religious practice in African Tradition.

It is a means of securing the lives of the individuals. Among. Nigeria - Nigeria - Daily life and social customs: Nigeria’s vibrant popular culture reflects great changes in inherited traditions and adaptations of imported ones.

Establishments serving alcoholic beverages are found everywhere except where Islamic laws prohibit them. Hotels and nightclubs are part of the landscape of the larger cities.

It was a taboo for medical officers at that time to engage in private practice or to run private clinics or hospitals. This state of affairs that was alien to the medical profession at that immediate post-colonial government era, later led to the establishment of private practices by medical officers in government to cushion the effect of loss.

Cultural/traditional practices in Nigeria or anywhere could be harmful or beneficial, it may affect our health either negatively or positively, it is dynamic (subject to changes or modifications) BUT it is not and can never be inferior to the cultures of other peoples (tribes, ethnic group, clan, or race).

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 World Health Organization (WHO) defines traditional medicine as "the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to.

Traditional medicine practices among the Yoruba people of Nigeria: a historical perspective Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Medicinal Plants 2(6) October w Reads. And a survey conducted earlier this year found that 74 per cent of US medical students believe that Western medicine would benefit by integrating traditional or alternative therapies and practices.

[1] The industry is worth big money. Intraditional medicines worth US$14 billion were sold in China. MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL OF NIGERIA Guideline On Minimum Standards Of Medical and Dental Education in Nigeria.

The Red Book Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Guidelines on Minimum standards Of Medical and Dental Education In Nigeria Revised Edition June, Published by: Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria. According to Turner Isoun, Nigeria's science and technology minister, indigenous medical knowledge and healing arts are facing extinction.

Eighty-five per cent of Nigerians use and consult traditional medicine for healthcare, social and psychological benefits, he said, adding that the book will help bridge the gap between science and TM. medical practice in a tribe on the west coast of Africa - the Yoruba Land- is given.

Key words: magical-empirical medicine, transcultural archetypes, yoruba. 1 Nigeria. 2 „” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ia şi, Romania Introduction African traditional medicine is.

The first medical graduates from Ibadan was in and shortly thereafter, the Ashby Commission on Higher Education in Nigeria in recommended the establishment of more training institutions, including medicine.

This led to the establishment of the medical program at the University of Lagos and later the three regional universities. A significant number among the respondents (69%) have read the code of medical ethics of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria wholly or partially, a finding close to that of Brogen et al., where % of Indian medical doctors have read their national code of medical ethics.

12 A similar study carried out in Pakistan showed that only %.The new health agenda in Nigeria and Africa focuses on the institutionalization of tradition medicine in parallel with orthodox medicine into the natural health care scheme in order to move the health agenda forwards since, effective health cannot be in Africa by orthodox medicine alone unless it has been complemented with traditional medicine.Since that law came into effect, and the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria was constituted in accordance with the provisions of the law, 'Statement as to the code of Conduct which the Council considers desirable for the practice of the professions in Nigeria' has been 'prepared and reviewed from time to time'.

The last revision in January.