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Footsteps issues 18-65

TEARFUND
2006

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Includes issues 18 - 65 of Footsteps, a newsletter with a Christian emphasis that is aimed at all health and development workers. It aims to share practical ideas and enthusiasm on all aspects of development that impact at community level, including health, sustainable agriculture, agro-forestry, literacy, the environment, and project management. Provides book reviews and resource guides

Ancient remedies, new disease : involving traditional healers in incresing access to AIDS care and prevention in East Africa

KING, Rachel
2002

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This report presents three initiatives, in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, that have used an integrated approach to HIV prevention and treatment, combining traditional and biomedical health systems. In resource poor countries, traditional healers become part of the solution, helping provide a comprehensive response to the challenges of the disease, particularly when provided with adequate training. The report shows that implementation of programmes of this kind at larger scale could have the potential of bringing appropriate AIDS information and effective treatment to isolated communities at little cost

Collaboration with traditional healers in HIV/AIDS prevention and care in sub-Saharan Africa : a literature review

KING, Rachel
September 2000

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This report gives an update on AIDS and traditional medicine in Africa. It continues to discuss the integration and collaboration of traditional medicine with national health care systems. Eight intervention projects in the resource-constrained settings of sub-Saharan Africa are selected from all interventions involving traditional healers and then compared

PROTAbase

PROTA : PLANT RESOURCES OFTROPICAL AFRICA

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This is a database of around 7,000 useful plants of tropical Africa. It details the scientific and vernacular names, the geographical distribution, properties and uses of each plant and incudes diagrams and images

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Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion

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