Tag: ethnomedicine

Medical Anthropology and Practice of Medicine in Health Issues by Awah Kum Tchouaffi

Awah Kum Tchouaffi , December 30th, 2020


Abstract: It is known through anthropological literature that African countries are distinguished by a category of medicine that many specialists call ethnomedicine or traditional African medicine. F…


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Ethnomedicinal Practices and Behavioral Changes During Deadly Disease Outbreaks: A Commentary and Lesson from Cameroon by Ivo Ngade

Ivo Ngade , October 14th, 2020


In mid-2014, six months after the death of patient zero, the two-year-old boy in the village of Meliandou in Guinea, there were frequent reports of Ebola spikes across Guinea…


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Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca Part 7

Christina Callicott , April 18th, 2017


Conclusion: It’s all fun and games… As I mentioned in the first post of my series, anthropologists and ethnobiologists have played an outsized role in studying and popularizing…


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Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca Part 4

Christina Callicott , March 27th, 2017


Ayahuasca Healings Last week (March 18, 2017), I received an email that read, in toto: Just like I promised: Get the free eBook here (right click, “Save Link…


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Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca

Christina Callicott , March 6th, 2017


Part 2: The New Ayahuasca Churches Yesterday I sat in on a webinar sponsored by ICEERS (the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research and Service) and organized by anthropologist…


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Pandora’s Brew: The New Ayahuasca

Christina Callicott , March 5th, 2017


Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Christina Callicott. I’m guessing that by now most of my readers will have heard of this stuff called “ayahuasca.” Everyone from Stephen Colbert…


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