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Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland, Nigeria

Rafael Mbanefo Affam

Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland, Nigeria

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Published by Shaker in Aachen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Igbo (African people) -- Medicine.,
  • Healing -- Nigeria.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRafael Mbanefo Affam.
    SeriesTheologische Studien, Theologische Studien (Aachen, Germany)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR351.32.I34 A43 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20960498M
    ISBN 103832209573

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Among the Igbo, disease is generally referred to as Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland Size: KB. Igboland (Standard Igbo: Àlà Ị̀gbò [citation needed]), also known as Southeastern Nigeria and some parts of South South Nigeria, is the homeland of the Igbo people. It is a cultural and common linguistic region in Nigeria book phically, it is divided by the lower Niger River into two unequal sections – an eastern (which is the larger of the two) and a western of: Nigeria.

How was medicine significant to post-colonial Igbo culture. Medicine in post-colonial Igbo culture because the Igbo believe that medicine is one of the most important beliefs in society. For example, the Igbo have Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland main components of health or healing. Ndu which means life and.

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Post-colonial "Modern medicine in used throughout the Igbo tribes, but they prefer to use the traditional medicine in their healing process. Concerted efforts have been made to recognize traditional medicine as an important aspect of healthcare.

For not integrating initially some of the good elements in Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland culture, many Igbo Christians have double personality - Christian personality and traditional personality.

They are Christians on Sundays but traditionalists on weekdays. To combat such an anomalous situation, in imitation of Christ's effort at completing what was lacking in the Jewish religion, author Edwin Nigeria book proposes radical. After living in ancient benin for a time, they settle in Egypt, bringing with them an herbal, dietary, and Nigeria book drum system dating b Years BC.

Tariq Sawandi presents Yoruba medicine as a comprehensive system of healthcare that heals the whole person, mind, body, and spirit.5/5(1). pastoral Nigeria book of the sick in igbo community nigeria Download pastoral care of the sick in igbo community nigeria or read online here in PDF or EPUB.

Please click button to get pastoral care of the sick in igbo community nigeria book now. All books are in clear copy here. Views on traditional healing: Implications for integration of traditional healing and Western medicine in South Africa Summary There are two independent streams of health care in South Africa: traditional healing and Western medicine.

Proposals to formally integrate the. specific roles as traditional healers, bone setters, herbalists, traditional birth attendants etc. A recent historical inquiry into folk medicine among the Igbos of southeast Nigeria reveal that the practice has passed through what Bever () quoted in Nwankwo () called ‘excessively unhygienic and crude.

Deities of the Igbo Religion. Sources. Roots. The origins of the Igbo, like those of many other ethnic groups in West Africa, are shrouded in best historical evidence produces two conflicting interpretations. One group of scholars, including Elizabeth Isichei, claims that the Igbo are original to the place where the majority of them still live, southeastern Nigeria.

Traditional medicine practices among the Yoruba people of Nigeria: a historical perspective Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Medicinal Plants 2(6) October w Reads. international and interdisciplinary conference on the Interface between Igbo Theology and Christianity, held in Owerri, Nigeria, JulyThe conference offered scholars a context to share from their various disciplines perspectives for understanding Igbo theological imaginations vis-à-vis Christianity.

He equally co-ordinates the Kpim Book Series Project of Father-Prof. Pantaleon Foundation based at Owerri, Nigeria. Research interests include gender and development, migration, race and ethnic relation issues, as well as Igbo Medicine, Social Mental Health and Cultural Studies.

Besides accessibility to traditional healers, TM provides an avenue through which cultural heritages are preserved and respected. Indeed, TM practice is in line with the socio-cultural and environmental conditions of the people who use it in Africa (Owumi, ).TM is sought by Igbo women from Ibiobio indigenous healers in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, for i) health conditions that had failed to Cited by: A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Igbo Medicine and Culture Nigeria. 1, likes 4 talking about this. This site is opened and moderated to discuss, learn and understand Igbo medicine and culture issues.

We expect useful. Traditional healing of the sick in Igboland, Nigeria by: Affam, Rafael Mbanefo Published: () Christ Holy Church International: ( - ); [the story of. Hausa communities in Nigeria are served by several distinct types of traditional healers.

Practitioners who utilize various secular or technical approaches in healing may be distinguished from those who claim the ability to mobilize some spiritual or supernatural force for healing purposes.

Hausa healers may be either sedentary or mobile, the latter following a regular circuit within a Cited by: 6. The origin of the Igbo people is a mystery and a subject of greater controversy, more controversial than that of every other ethnic group in Nigeria and probably in Africa. There are so many versions of Igbo origin and it is very difficult, or probably impossible to say which is the most real or most Author: THEWILL.

Languge arts class. Blog. 6 May Create marketing content that resonates with Prezi Video; 5 May A History of the Igbo People. Elizabeth Isichei Division early Eastern Nigeria Eastern Region economic Ejiofor Ekumeku élite encl Enugu Equiano European Ezza historian history special project Holy Ghost Fathers Ibadan Ibid Igala Igbo communities Igbo history Igbo society Igbo-Ukwu Igboland Igwegbe Ikwo Intelligence Report Lagos land later.

Willis does not know the difference between the Benin (Edo) Empire of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Dahomey, which is now part of the neighboring Republic of Benin; Willis has NO CLUE that the Oba of Benin (who is regarded as one of the top 3 traditional rulers in all of Nigeria) never owned any part of modern day Benin Republic, and still doesn’t to this day, especially not the entire country.

Among indigenous Africans (Igbos), healing entails the harnessing and controlling of pervasive powers in the universe to remedy sickness and misfortune. According to Mwaura (), Africans conceive health broader than biological matters and includes physical, mental, spiritual, social, and environmental well-being whereas illness signifies Author: Rev.

Fr Philip Tobechukwu Igboamalu, Nkechi Emma-echiegu. This book is a collection of essays devoted to Igbo medicine issues in contemporary Nigeria. Over the years, the author has through teaching, research, and publications made useful contributions to the field of endogenous knowledge and healing system.

In his paper, “The Metaphysical Background of Traditional Healing in Nigeria”, Chief K. Onyioha, (), the Chief priest of the Godian Religion, in the book, National Science and technology Development Agency, Traditional Medical Practice: A Critical Analysis, pontificated that the creator enjoined the fore parents of the Igbo race.

HEALING AND WOMEN HEALERS IN YORUBA RELIGION AND AFRICAN CHRISTIANITY Oyeronke Olademo Department of Religions University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract Healing in African indigenous cultures is a corporate matter involving the totality of the person, family and community.

Healing presupposesAuthor: O Olademo. The narrator-a young boy living in present-day Nigeria-tells the reader about his "magician" grandfather, a traditional healer. The narrator first tantalizes the reader, introducing us to some of his other relatives and briefly explaining the jobs they Author: Ifeoma Onyefulu.

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The issue of how immigrant populations combine traditional and Western health beliefs and practices has not been given due attention. Hence, this qualitative research study of Yoruba immigrants, an ethnic group from south-western Nigeria, living in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, sheds some light on the question of how best to provide culturally appropriate health care to Yoruba.

The Igala (Igara) people are largely agrarian and semi-fishery and Yoruboid-speaking people located at one of the natural crossroads in Nigerian geography (east of river Niger), occupying the Niger-Benue confluence and and astride the Niger in Lokoja, Kogi state of : Kwekudee.

Eze Ndigbo Outside Igboland: A Needless Distraction By Joe Igbokwe There is this adage in Igboland which says that when elders are not at home Children may wear snakes as necklaces.

TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, VOL. 74, No. 3, Some aspects of Yoruba traditional healers and their practice* D.

OYEBOLA Department of Physiology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria Summary traditional healers/midwives randomly selected from all over the Yoruba-speaking areas of Nigeria were by: The Foundation lists doctoral theses completed and successfully defended by degree candidates in academic programs such as the Ph.D., Research Ph.D., Th.D.

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Among significant books and book chapters on Ofo and ogu is Healing Insanity: A Study of Igbo Medicine in Contemporary Nigeria () available online Fr. Ejizu's book captioned Ofo: Igbo Ritual Symbol is an important work on Ofo in Igbo society. Healing insanity: skills and expert knowledge of Igbo healers This paper gives insight into how Igbo healers of Southern Nigeria conceive of insanity and apply endogenous knowledge and expertise to heal it, contrary to the belief that cosmopolitan orthodox medicine only can provide efficacious cure for Cited by: 2.

No Country For Sick Pdf - The State Of Mental Health In Nigeria By Aisha Salaudeen Amanda Anene spent most of October locked up in a Pentecostal church in Awka, Anambra. THE altercation between the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi and the leader of the Igbo community in the town, Mr. Gregory Iloehike, who doubles as .Among the Ibos of Ebook is the work of the British missionary George Basden.

He lived with the Ibos for many years, recording the complexities of their culture at all stages in life, from childhood to the intricate rituals surrounding death, for his white European audience.4/5.