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African Holistic Health

Author : Llaila O. Afrika
ISBN : UCAL:B4037256
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 51.76 MB
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African Holistic Health

Author : L O. Africa
ISBN : 1881316823
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 57.97 MB
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"A great amount of research in a highly organized manner. It is of vital importance to the African-American and the world community. This information is essential for professionals and everyone to utilize in lifestyle and to self." (William Richardson, M.D., Atlanta Clinic for Preventive Medicine, GA)
Category: Social Science

Encyclopedia Of The African Diaspora Origins Experiences And Culture 3 Volumes

Author : Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies
ISBN : 9781851097050
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 58.16 MB
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The authoritative source for information on the people, places, and events of the African Diaspora, spanning five continents and five centuries. • More than 500 A–Z entries • Contributions from hundreds of leading scholars • Maps showing key locations in the African Diaspora
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Preventive Therapy In Complimentary Medicine

Author : Lumumba Umunna Ubani
ISBN : 9781462876877
Genre : Medical
File Size : 84.16 MB
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This marvelous new book encourages natural prevention, treatment and healing. It is brilliant and comprehensive journal. The core focus of this most important volume is to liberate humankind from the pain and suffering of ill health. It is carefully written to guide men and women from all facets of society who are presently engaged in complementary medicine; freeing them from the limitations of synthetic and toxic applications of mainstream medical practice trends. Dr. Ubani's extensive knowledge and authentic expertise of natural medicine, homeopathy, African photo-medicine, nutrition and dietary therapy, is compounded in this spectacular revelation. These will educate the practitioners and laymen alike about the momentous necessity and importance of preventive therapy in our lives.
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New Blood

Author : Chris Bobel
ISBN : 9780813549538
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 81.71 MB
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New Blood offers a fresh interdisciplinary look at feminism-in-flux. For over three decades, menstrual activists have questioned the safety and necessity of feminine care products while contesting menstruation as a deeply entrenched taboo. Chris Bobel shows how a little-known yet enduring force in the feminist health, environmental, and consumer rights movements lays bare tensions between second- and third-wave feminisms and reveals a complicated story of continuity and change within the women's movement. Through her critical ethnographic lens, Bobel focuses on debates central to feminist thought (including the utility of the category "gender") and challenges to building an inclusive feminist movement. Filled with personal narratives, playful visuals, and original humor, New Blood reveals middle-aged progressives communing in Red Tents, urban punks and artists "culture jamming" commercial menstrual products in their zines and sketch comedy, queer anarchists practicing DIY health care, African American health educators espousing "holistic womb health," and hopeful mothers refusing to pass on the shame to their pubescent daughters. With verve and conviction, Bobel illuminates today's feminism-on-the-ground--indisputably vibrant, contentious, and ever-dynamic.
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Medicinal Plants For Holistic Health And Well Being

Author : Namrita Lall
ISBN : 9780128124765
Genre : Medical
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Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more. Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat each disease. Thus, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and professors involved in advancing global medicinal plant research. Many plants found in South Africa are also found in other parts of the world. Each chapter highlights plants from other worldwide locations so that scientists can study which plants belong to the same family, and how similar qualities can be used to treat a specific disease. Uses traditional medicine as an efficient means to identify and further investigate South African and similar plants used as lead compounds in modern drug discovery Includes a number of chapters dedicated to using medicinal plants to treat various skin disorders, which is not covered often in other books on medicinal plants Organized by specific diseases, with vital evidence-based data related to the bioactivity, pharmacological potential, chemical structure and safety information
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African Health Leaders

Author : Francis Omaswa
ISBN : 9780191008412
Genre : Medical
File Size : 60.67 MB
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Most accounts of health and healthcare in Africa are written by foreigners. African Health Leaders: Making Change and Claiming the Future redresses the balance. Written by Africans, who have themselves led improvements in their own countries, the book discusses the creativity, innovation and leadership that has been involved tackling everything from HIV/AIDs, to maternal, and child mortality and neglected tropical diseases. It celebrates their achievements and shows how, over three generations, African health leaders are creating a distinctively African vision of health and health systems. The book reveals how African Health Leaders are claiming the future - in Africa, but also by sharing their insights and knowledge globally and contributing fully to improving health throughout the world. It illustrates how African leadership can enable foreign agencies and individuals working in Africa to avoid all those misunderstandings and misinterpretations of culture and context which lead to wasted efforts and frustrated hopes. African Health Leaders challenges Africans to do more for themselves; build on success; tackle weak governance, corrupt systems and low expectations and claim the future. It sets out what Africa needs from the rest of the world in the spirit of global solidarity - not primarily in aid, but through investment, collaboration, partnership and co-development. It concludes with a vision for improvement based on three foundations: an understanding that 'health is made at home'; the determination to offer access to health services for everyone; and an insistence on the pursuit of quality.
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