African traditional medicine

Universities: a mirror of their communities

Working with the community surrounding Univen was the most constructive way to changing mindsets


Traditional medicine in the academy is a reality

Exnevia Gomo

The UKZN traditional medicine laboratory aims to become a centre of excellence


Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine

Ina Skosana

Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.


Where tradition meets modern medicine

There has been tension between traditional and modern medicine, but is there space for the two to work together?


Sexual healing: An African sex safari

Jessie Cohen

The African Sexual Healing Tour is empowering, but bruised by its bland approach to heterosexual cliché.