Marie Michael Library

Title

A Message from African Healers

Length

25 min.

File No

367

Format

DVD; NFB.

Description

Traditional healers play a crucial role in providing health care in rural areas of many developing countries. This video presents some of the main features of this African therapeutic system. It stresses the treatment of psychic illnesses, showing how the African tradition does not separate the ill person from his or her society. Filmed in Zaire. National Film Board (NFB).

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