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Bridging Medical Systems

A visit with William R. Folk, Professor of Biochemistry

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: South Africa traditional healing biochemistry TICIPS The International Center for Indigenous Phytotherapy Studies

Why South Africa?

Topics: south Africa

Twenty million people have been infected with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the availability of drugs and health care is far below what is needed to stop the pandemic. Responding to this problem, scientists from MU and the University of the Western Cape have joined forces. Their relationship is built on trust and about 400 visits back and forth over the past two decades.