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World Health Organization OKs Traditional Healers

August 19, 2003

In an effort to bring traditional healers on board to help in combating HIV/AIDS, the World Health Organization will recognize August 31 as African Traditional Medicine Day. According to Dr. Dorothy Balaba, director of Traditional and Modern Health Practitioners Together Against AIDS, WHO has accepted the use of alternative medicine help to fight AIDS.

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