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African indigenous medical knowledge and human health

Author: Charles Wambebe
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the relevance of and empirical evidence for African Traditional Medicine, based on African Indigenous Medical Knowledge (AIMK), research and development of new phytomedicines from this continent has been slow. African Indigenous Medical Knowledge and Human Health aims to provide a catalyst for health innovations based on the rich African biodiversity and AIMK. The book documents some of the success stories  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wambebe
ISBN: 9781138038103 1138038105
OCLC Number: 1004376307
Description: xvi, 229 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Traditional medicine situation in Africa: where are we? / Ossy MJ Kasilo, Jean-Baptiste Nikiema, Abayneh Desta, and Andre Lona --
Intellectual property rights and traditional medical knowledge in Africa: issues and development / Wend Wendland and Fei Jiao --
African medicinal plants and traditional medical knowledge: access and benefit sharing in the context of research and development / Gerard Bodeker, Emma Weisbord, Drissa Diallo, Robert Byamukama, and Charlotte I.E.A. van't Klooster --
Using appropriate methodology and technology for research and development of African traditional medicines / Philippe Rasoanaivo, Merlin Wilcox, and Bertrand Graz --
Development and commercialization of Asiaticoside in Madagascar / Philippe Rasoanaivo, Alain Loiseau, Lucile Allorge-Boiteau, and Vinany Loharanombato --
Neem, Azadirachta indica / Sunita Facknath --
Commercialization of plant-based medicines in South Africa: case study of Aloe ferox / The story of Niprisan: a clinically effective Phytomedicine for the management of sickle cell disorder / Charles Wambebe --
Moringa: the miracle plant / Charles Wambebe --
African traditional medicine: the way forward / Kofi Busia.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Wambebe.

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