AOSIS Books publishes ‘Working with indigenous knowledge: Strategies for health professionals’
We are pleased to announce that AOSIS Books published the book ‘Working with indigenous knowledge: Strategies for health professionals’, edited by Fhumulani M. Mulaudzi and Rachel T. Lebese.
This publication is a contribution to indigenous health attitudes, practices, and experiences.
The book is available for download in open access PDF format at https://bit.ly/3Ba93Xi. A physical copy can be purchased at https://bit.ly/3VTZOnx, an ePub at https://bit.ly/3M7Ggc6, and Kindle version at https://amzn.to/44Dtl9b.
The University of Pretoria published this book in partnership with AOSIS.
About the published book of ‘Working with indigenous knowledge: Strategies for health professionals’
The aim of the book is to assist both local and international scholars in articulating the scholarly discourse on indigenous health attitudes, practices, and experiences. The indigenous lens that was used to generate and disseminate indigenous knowledge in this book will strengthen indigenous scholarship, thus making it accessible to a wider audience. In addition, the information shared in this book will add value for scholars and assist them with the indigenous knowledge needed to address sustainable development goals. This book is timeous and topical as the discourse on the decolonisation of the curriculum is widely debated in the higher education space. The discourse on the scholarship of indigenous knowledge, as the tacit local knowledge that stems from cultural practices within communities, has not been well articulated in the current health science education milieu. Indigenous knowledge has remained overlooked and undermined for a very long time and the information remains untapped in local communities. The scholars who conducted the research on which this book is based unearthed a wealth of knowledge which was tacit in nature and translated it into implicit knowledge that can be documented and shared with other scholars globally. This knowledge will assist health care scholars in benefiting from knowledge, practices and cultural beliefs that will assist them in health care planning, teaching, evidence-based practice and further research.
We invite you to explore this publication and celebrate its launch. For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.