Yoruba women in medical practice by J. C. Vaughan

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Published by Twentieth Century Press in Lagos .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gynecology -- Nigeria.,
  • Women, Yoruba.

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Statementby J.C. Vaughan.
The Physical Object
Pagination62, ii p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18590455M

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This book is an unusual account and analysis of a series of conversations with Yoruba herbalists about the nature of their craft. Buckley shows that Yoruba medicinal knowledge is systematically similar to ideas found in Yoruba social life and traditional religion, and offers a paradigm for understanding Yoruba culture that plays a similar role to paradigms in western scientific thought.

Although it should in many respects be regarded as distinct from the mainstream of Yoruba traditional religion, medicine, like many other aspects of Yoruba life is inextricably intertwined with it. Through this book the reader is afforded an extensive encounter as well as cognitive approach to Yoruba : Anthony D.

Buckley. Women from the Ibo and Hausa ethnic groups were significantly less likely to use traditional medicine than the majority Yoruba group (OR95%CI ;, OR95%CI practice was also learned through apprenticeship [14], in which the person spends minimum of 6 years of learning followed by initiation into the Ifa cult.

Beliefs and Tenets of Traditional Medicine practices in Yoruba land Traditional medicine in Yoruba land is anchored on beliefs in. Often times, people ask questions about the origin and development of traditional medicine among the Yoruba people.

This paper attempts to unravel the historical development of Yoruba traditional. Yoruba medicine Yorùbá medicine (egbogi) is a herbal-based form of the science and art of healing.

This form of Caribbean and South America practice the Yorubic healing system as a token of their past when Women appeal to her for child-bearing and for the alleviation of female disorders.

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The Yoruba is one of the three largest ethnic groups of Nigeria and is also one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The Yorùbá religion comprises the traditional religious and spiritual concepts and practices of the Yoruba homeland is in Southwestern Nigeria and the adjoining parts of Benin and Togo, a region that has come to be known as g: medical practice.

Among the various medical techniques for diagnosis and treatment, Yorubic medicine provides an important and valuable system worthy of study. The purpose of Yoruba is not merely to counteract Yoruba women in medical practice book negative forces of disease in the human body, but also to achieve spiritual enlightenment and elevation which are the means of freeing the soul.

indicates that the section was new in the Practice Book, taking effect October 1, The notation (See P.B.Sec.) () indicates that the section was modeled on a rule in the Practice Book but was actually adopted for the first time to take effect October 1, Her research interests include Yoruba language, culture and history, Yoruba women and Creole studies.

Mosadomi is a poet, who has authored several articles in books and journals on Creole studies, African language and gender, African linguistics and pedagogy. She is completing her manuscript on Yoruba grammar.

Yoruba declare: E je ka see, m won ti i see, K' 0 le baa d, BI se e rl. Let us do it, The way it is usually done, So that we may have the usual result. Rituals and Rites in Yoruba Religion: Some Examples Rituals and rites abound in Yoruba traditional religion.

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The Yoruba culture, for the present purpose, can be defined as follows: The aggregate of the ways of life of the Yoruba-speaking peoples of southwestern Nigeria and their kiths and kins elsewhere in the world.

It is a continuum beginning from their subsistence, communal, agrarian life of theMissing: medical practice. 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 studied. Buy This Book in Print. summary.

Drawing on a wide range of oral and written sources, this book shows that women occupy a central place in the religious worldview and life of the Yoruba people and shows how men and women engage in mutually beneficial roles in the Yoruba religious sphere.

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The status of women. Yoruba women are both autonomous and subordinate to men. Autonomy arises through a fairly rigid sexual division of labour, which excludes women from most agricultural work, and means that traditional women work independently of their husbands and not jointly or cooperatively with them (Lloyd).Missing: medical practice.

The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly the countries of Nigeria, Benin, Ghana, Togo, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Senegal, The Gambia and Brazil (as a cultural language in RDJ (state) and Salvador, Yoruba constitute around 47 million people worldwide.

The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the. Majority of Yoruba Still Practice Traditional Religion. Even though a good number of Yoruba people practice Christianity, up to 20% of the Yoruba population still practice traditional forms of religion.

However, this practice varies from one community to another. For instance, they claim that they have more than deities. A Divine Journey to the Inner Self and God Consciousness. (Image Source) Yoruba is a West African spirituality that some Anthropologists estimate is 10, years old.

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general ethnography of Yoruba people in which religion was obviously central. Indigenous Responses: Euptologists and Ifa' School The publication of Venerable J. Olumide Lucas' book Religion of the Yorubas15, marks another epoch in Yoruba religion scholarship.

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