YORUBA TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: A CASE STUDY OF ILE ABEGAN, OGBOMOSO

An overview of the various Yoruba traditional healthcare providers in Nigeria. This work is specifically on Ile Abegan healthcare services which can be used as a reference for healthcare providers and development in Africa. Also, the lineages role in healthcare delivery was also discussed. 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page i

Certification ii

Dedication iii

Acknowledgement iv

Table of Contents vi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study 1

Statement of the Research Problem 3

Objectives of the Study 4

Research Question 5

Justification of the Study 5

Scope of the Study 6

Sources and Methodology 7

Review of Related Literature 7

Definition of Concepts 19

Structure of the Study 20

Endnotes 23


CHAPTER TWO: ORIGIN AND PHASES OF HEALTH CARE DEVELOPMENT IN OGBOMOSO 

Introduction 26

History of Ogbomoso 26

The Growth of Ogbomoso 33

The Political Structure of Ogbomoso 34

The Contributions of Ogbomoso to Yoruba race 36

viiThe History of Traditional Healthcare and its Activities in Ogbomoso 37

Pre- Colonial Health Practices in Ogbomoso 40

Colonial Impacts on Ogbomoso Healthcare services 43

The Post-colonial Health services in Ogbomoso 46

Conclusion 48Endnotes 50


CHAPTER THREE: ESTABLISHMENT, GROWTH AND OPERATIONS OF‘ILE-ABEGAN’ IN OGBOMOSO

Introduction 53

Establishment of ‘Ile-Abegan’ 53

Growth of ‘Ile-Abegan’ 57

The Structure and Management of ‘Ile-Abegan’ 58

‘Ile-Abegan’ and Traditional Healthcare Services 63

Conclusion 65Endnotes 67


CHAPTER FOUR: SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF ‘ILE-ABEGAN’TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES

Introduction 69Social Impact of ‘Ile-Abegan’ Traditional Healthcare Services 70

Economic impact of ‘Ile-Abegan’ Traditional Healthcare Services 72

Challenges Facing ‘Ile-Abegan’ in provision of Healthcare Services 75Conclusion 78

Endnotes 80


CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

Summary 82


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APA

Akintaro, F. (2021). YORUBA TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: A CASE STUDY OF ILE ABEGAN, OGBOMOSO. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/yoruba-traditional-healthcare-providers-a-case-study-of-ile-abegan-ogbomoso

MLA 8th

Akintaro, Favour "YORUBA TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: A CASE STUDY OF ILE ABEGAN, OGBOMOSO" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Feb. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/yoruba-traditional-healthcare-providers-a-case-study-of-ile-abegan-ogbomoso. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Akintaro, Favour . "YORUBA TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: A CASE STUDY OF ILE ABEGAN, OGBOMOSO". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Feb. 2021. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/yoruba-traditional-healthcare-providers-a-case-study-of-ile-abegan-ogbomoso >.

Chicago

Akintaro, Favour . "YORUBA TRADITIONAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: A CASE STUDY OF ILE ABEGAN, OGBOMOSO" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/yoruba-traditional-healthcare-providers-a-case-study-of-ile-abegan-ogbomoso