A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medicine in Gondar region, northwestern Ethiopia

General pharmaceutical practice

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Abstract

A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medicine in Gondar region, northwestern Ethiopia, was undertaken and some aspects of general pharmaceutical practice are described. Results obtained regarding sources, preparation and application or usage of medicines are discussed with respect to modern pharmaceutical or medical practice and their significance to health care delivery among the indigenous people is also pointed out.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-165
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Ethnopharmacology
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Ethiopia
Traditional Medicine
General Practice
Prescriptions
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Delivery of Health Care
Surveys and Questionnaires

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  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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