Place of traditional healers in our hospitals
Posted Saturday, April 14 2012 at 18:27
- Scrutiny: Traditional medicine practitioners must open up their methods to scrutiny in a scientific manner
It is obvious that were they to follow the prescription above, they would end up being “modern doctors”, and their treatments would be indistinguishable from “modern medicine”. Perhaps this is the way to go.
As we have observed before, there is neither “traditional” nor “conventional” medicine. There is only medicine that works!
Dr Lukoye Atwoli is the secretary, Kenya Psychiatric Association and lecturer at Moi University’s school of medicine Lukoye@gmail.com