A Study Of Indigenous Medical Knowledge On The Treatment Of Stroke In Chipinge District 1980-2015.

Abstract

The study analyzed the contribution of IMK in treating stroke since 1980 to 2015 in Chipinge District . The objectives of the study were to locate the importance of IMK in providing primary health care to the rural people . Factors that encourage people to continue using IMK were also uncovered in the study . Different causes of ailments were also discussed in depth in the study and these causes include witchcraft , bad spirits and diseases that are natural those that are caused by natural agents . The study also revealed that people seek the services of traditional healers due to some ailments such as stroke which are believed to be caused by witchcraft and can-not be easily healed , while others in the area IMK it is their only source of seeking medicine as they cannot afford western medicine . An investigation on the challenges that face IMK were also revealed in the study . The researcher used both primary sources and secondary sources to gather information for the study . IMK is relied on in Chipinge District for treatment of stroke and other ailments .

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APA

Chipanje, A (2021). A Study Of Indigenous Medical Knowledge On The Treatment Of Stroke In Chipinge District 1980-2015.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-indigenous-medical-knowledge-on-the-treatment-of-stroke-in-chipinge-district-1980-2015

MLA 8th

Chipanje, Alister "A Study Of Indigenous Medical Knowledge On The Treatment Of Stroke In Chipinge District 1980-2015." Afribary. Afribary, 04 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-indigenous-medical-knowledge-on-the-treatment-of-stroke-in-chipinge-district-1980-2015. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Chipanje, Alister . "A Study Of Indigenous Medical Knowledge On The Treatment Of Stroke In Chipinge District 1980-2015.". Afribary, Afribary, 04 May. 2021. Web. 15 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-indigenous-medical-knowledge-on-the-treatment-of-stroke-in-chipinge-district-1980-2015 >.

Chicago

Chipanje, Alister . "A Study Of Indigenous Medical Knowledge On The Treatment Of Stroke In Chipinge District 1980-2015." Afribary (2021). Accessed June 15, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/a-study-of-indigenous-medical-knowledge-on-the-treatment-of-stroke-in-chipinge-district-1980-2015