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The attitudes of medical and traditional doctors toward integration of the governmental health services in the western states of Nigeria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7381986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It seems that there may be some benefits to be derived from the integration of traditional practitioners into the government health delivery system. The adoption of such a policy may serve to solve several of the major health problems, the most apparent being: the shortage of government medical manpower; the high mortality and morbidity resulting from preventible disease; the lack of adequate medical government care in rural areas; and a general distrust by the people of scientific medical care possibly due to their close adherence to the treatment given by traditional doctors.
Authors:
D N Ojanuga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0022-5304     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trop Med Hyg     Publication Date:  1980 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-08-28     Completed Date:  1980-08-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0406044     Medline TA:  J Trop Med Hyg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  85-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Delivery of Health Care
Health Services*
Health Services, Indigenous*
Humans
Nigeria
State Medicine*

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