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Traditional healers and sexually transmitted infections in Zambia

Jane Ndulo

Traditional healers and sexually transmitted infections in Zambia

by Jane Ndulo

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Published by Dept. of Postbasic Nursing, School of Medicine, University of Zambia in Lusaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia.
    • Subjects:
    • Sexually transmitted diseases -- Zambia.,
    • Traditional medicine -- Zambia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJane Ndulo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.V4 N39 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 leaves ;
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145217M
      LC Control Number99891262

      Clinical Trials on Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Clinical Trials Registry. ICH GCP. How To Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Tea Tree Oil. Tea tree oil contains powerful natural antibacterial properties that can be very helpful in relieving STD symptoms. Whether you are suffering from syphilis, chancroid or other forms of STDs, applying tea tree oil to the infected areas can bring instant relief from pain.

      Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are among the most common causes of illness in the world and have far-reaching health, social and economic consequences for many countries. The emergence and spread of human immunode fi ciency virus (HIV) infection and. reduce sexual pleasure. They are very sensitive to discussion about sexually transmitted infection (STI). Causes of/attitudes about physical illness Haitians have a fatalistic view of illness, reflected in the expression, “God is good” (Bondye Bon) Whatever happens in God’s will.

      Traditional healers provide an important link between the rural people of Africa and primary health care. The purpose of this article is to review more recent literature and contemporary practices related to the role of the traditional healer in Africa and the move toward collaboration with an introduction of Western-style medicine and health care, especially for women. Best Traditional and Spiritual Healer in Zambia + 1, likes 3 talking about this. Public Figure.


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Traditional healers and sexually transmitted infections in Zambia by Jane Ndulo Download PDF EPUB FB2

All of the traditional healers had knowledge of urethral/vaginal discharge being a symptom of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and that individuals get the infection through sexual relations. In Zambia, like in many African countries, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a major public health problem (Hanson et al., ).

Data collected at several intervals by different health related bodies confirm this fact (Hira,Salem et al.,NASTLP, ).Cited by:   Objective: The aim of this study was to describe the knowledge and practices of traditional healers in relation to the management of patients with urethral/vaginal discharge.

Subjects and method: Eighty (80) traditional healers, 54 from an urban and 26 from a rural setting in Zambia, who attend to patients with urethral/vaginal discharge, were interviewed using a semistructured by: I. Ndubani P, Hojer B ().

"Sexual behaviour and sexually transmitted diseases among young men in Zambia. " Health Policy Plan 16(1): Pubmed II. Ndubani P, Hojer B ().

"Traditional healers and the treatment of sexually transmitted illnesses in rural Zambia. " J Ethnopharmacol 67(1): Pubmed III.

Twenty-three local healers (n’ganga) in Chiawa, rural Zambia, were interviewed about knowledge, practices, and their use of indigenous plants in the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted illnesses (STIs) among male clients.

They were also asked about their perceptions of modern by: Traditional healers can also be recruited into a more broadly based system for delivering public health; for example, with additional training, traditional healers can serve as primary health care workers and provide advice on such matters as sexually transmitted diseases and oral rehydration therapy (Nations and de Souza ; Nations and.

The term sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) refers to a variety of clinical syndromes and infections caused by. pathogens that can be acquired and transmitted through sexual activity.

Physicians and other health-care providers play a critical role in preventing and treating STDs. These guidelines. Viral sexually transmitted infections most frequently consist of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), human herpes viruses, human papilloma and hepatitis B viruses.

According to a recent WHO report (), a world-wide still-birth rate of approximately 25% occurs as a result of syphilis infections. According to the same report in Africa 4. In Zimbabwe, HIV infection is mainly transmitted heterosexually. Some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Some people when they have STDs may visit traditional healers and faith healers who profess to treat STDs.

A note taker recorded the discussion in a note book as the discussion progressed. Initial categories of the themes were. This helps prevent diseases that either originate in or impact your urogenital tract like STDs and fungal or yeast infections.

18 Probiotics may be useful for those susceptible to urinary tract infections linked to STDs as well. 19 Simply have some yogurt at two meals every day.

You could also whip up a yogurt drink to increase your yogurt intake. Health conditions such as diabetes and some sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia if not treated well can also cause infertility.

The reliance of traditional healers. Inaro adults and 5, children became newly infected with HIV in Zambia.1 New infections are slowly decreasing - in47, adults and 8, children were newly infected with HIV.2 Overall, this equates to a 13% reduction in new infections since In the same year around million people in Zambia were living with HIV people died from an AIDS-related.

Result: All of the traditional healers had knowledge of urethral/vaginal discharge being a symptom of a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and that individuals get the infection through sexual relations with infected persons. The healers were all able to cite other.

Zambia General Health Risks: Sexually Transmitted Infections [risk] Hepatitis B and C may be transmitted sexually. [/risk] Description. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), are caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites that are transmitted through unprotected sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) and skin to skin genital contact.

PIP Lusaka's health system is comprised of 4 hospitals, 22 government urban health centers, private for-profit clinics, and more than traditional healers and traditional birth attendants. Background The WHO estimates that a considerable number of people in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) rely on traditional, complementary and alternative medicine (TCAM) to meet their primary healthcare needs, yet there remains a dearth of research evidence on the overall picture of TCAM utilisation in the region.

Methods We conducted a literature search of original articles examining TCAM use in SSA. Plants used to treat sexually transmitted infections Bapedi traditional healers used 47 species of plants to treat chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV/AIDS, nta and syphilis (Table 2). These species belong to 43 genera and 32 families.

The most representative families. In her book, and in this interview, Dr. Schermer Sellers explores ways in which she has helped people explore the notions of sacred and positive sexuality, which exist in ancient Jewish and.

Women, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Epidemiology, Management, Antimicrobial Resistance, Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1. Introduction Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are among the most prevalent infectious diseases worldwide and are a cause of morbidity and mortality [1].

Sexually transmitted infections are a major public health concern in developing countries with their transmission rate regarded as one of the highest in the world. Sexually transmitted infections are one of the most common reasons for people to use herbal medicines and visit traditional healers in Zimbabwe [1, 4, 8].

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Zachariah R, Nkhoma W, Harries AD, Arendt V, Chantulo A, Spielmann MP, Mbereko MP, Buhendwa L: Health seeking and sexual behaviour in patients with sexually transmitted infections: the importance of traditional healers in Thyolo, Malawi.

Sex Transm Infect.78 (2): /stiHIV/AIDS in China can be traced to an initial outbreak of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) first recognized in among injecting drug users along China's southern border.

Figures from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, and UNAIDS estimate that there were million people living with HIV/AIDS in China at the end ofwith ,