n South African Medical Journal - Unpacking the new proposed regulations for South African traditional health practitioners : editorial




Traditional health practitioners (THPs) are an integral part of the history and culture of South Africa (SA). Many traditional healers and users of traditional medicine agree that there is a need to regulate the system. To this end, over the years, healers have initiated over 100 different traditional healer associations countrywide. More recently, however, steps have been taken to regulate the estimated 200 000 THPs under one professional statutory body.


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