We are delighted and proud to announce that one of our 2019 scholarly books titled, The Walk Without Limbs: Searching for Indigenous Health Knowledge in a Rural Context of South Africa, was accepted into the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Bookshelf.
We would like to congratulate Professor Gubela Mji, Volume Editor of this book, on this significant achievement. Prof Mji is the Director of the Centre for Rehabilitation Studies at Stellenbosch University and the current chairperson and visionary behind the African Network for Evidence-to-Action in Disability (AfriNEAD).
Book preview: https://bit.ly/3g8aeuc
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) is part of the United States National Library of Medicine (NLM), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NCBI advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
In a country as diverse as South Africa, sickness and health often mean different things to different people – so much so that the different health definitions and health belief models in the country seem to have a profound influence on the health-seeking behaviour of the people who are part of our vibrant, multicultural society. This book is concerned with the integration of indigenous health knowledge (IHK) into the current Western–orientated Primary Health Care (PHC) model. Read more… https://bit.ly/3jO8zMz