Improving community health care through strengthening tradition knowledge

01 December 2008 → 30 November 2010
Federal funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Law
    • Metalaw
Legal Models Comparitive Law Nigeria
Project description

1. To educate traditional healers about the safe and standardized use of medicinal plants based on the publication "Guia de Plantas Medicinales de los Yuracares y Trinitarios del Territario Indigena Parque Nacional Isibora-Sécure"
2. To contribute to integrative medicine by establishing a collaboration between traditional healers and biomedical health care providers/physicians
3. To educate traditional healers about the biomedical diagnosis of prevalent health conditions in their living area and improved hygienic measures for health care
4. To train traditional healers as educators in community health and traditional medicine