How a decolonised medical system could have improved our response to Covide19

Traditional healing used to be concentrated a lot in the rural areas of Africa because of the inclination towards traditional ways of living in those areas. However, in the 21st century the situation has changed. Traditional health care services are no longer confined largely in the rural traditional villages alone but have spilled over into the urban and semi-urban areas with the influx of people from rural to urban areas in search of better economic conditions. Towards integration of traditional healing and western healing: Is this a remote possibility? We are joined by:
• Shehnaz Munshi – Research Project Manager and Lecturer at WITS University
• Lance Louskieter – Researcher, Lecturer at UCT & a PhD Candidate in the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at UCT
• Phillipa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa - Poet and Storyteller
• Professor Elelwani Ramagundo - Professor in the Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at UCT
• Jean-Paul Dossou – Medical Doctor & PhD Student of Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerpen
• Jessica Horn – Director of Programmes for African Women’s Development Fund