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The role of religion and traditional medicines in fighting COVID-19 in Tanzania

Saidi Mpota, Shauji (2020) The role of religion and traditional medicines in fighting COVID-19 in Tanzania. Africa at LSE (12 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Tanzanian government attributes its self-ascribed success in tackling COVID-19 to the use of traditional medicines and religious prayer. Shauji Mpota describes these practices from the country’s Lindi region, where the President’s speeches and public messaging has shaped the health response.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2020 09:51
Last Modified: 07 Aug 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106307

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