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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

Challenges for the project

Topics: South Africa traditional healers

Some of the challenges of this project have included building trust with traditional healers, but the American team members have benefited from the deep trust that has developed between the South African colleagues and traditional healers. Folk’s team has budgeted for compensation, preferred in the form of cattle, for traditional healers.