Impacts of Urbanization on the Traditional Medicine of Ethiopia

The Anthropologist (International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man), Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 43-52, 2005

10 Pages Posted: 11 Jan 2008

Abstract

The aim of this article is to assess how urbanisation affected the traditional medicine of Ethiopia. The data were collected in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from June 1998 to January 1999 by employing anthropological techniques of data collection, namely, participant observation and interview. It is found out that the urbanisation process of the country has both positive and negative impacts on the traditional medicine of Ethiopia.

Keywords: Urbanisation, Ethiopia, Traditional Medicine, Addis Ababa, Healer

JEL Classification: I10, I18, I19

Suggested Citation

Teshome-Bahiru, Wondwosen, Impacts of Urbanization on the Traditional Medicine of Ethiopia. The Anthropologist (International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man), Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 43-52, 2005, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1080843

Wondwosen Teshome-Bahiru (Contact Author)

Forum für Sozialwissenschaften Forschung ( email )

Vienna
Austria

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