THE Part OF INDIGENOUS Learning IN Overseeing HIV/Helps: The Instance of Ghana

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THE ROLE OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE IN MANAGING HIV/AIDS: The Case of Ghana     September 8-9, 2005      

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THE USEFULNESS OF HERBAL MEDICINES IN POST HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTI RETROVIRAL TREATMENT (HAART) ERA BY DR. MUBARAK OSEI-KWASI Noguchi Memorial Institute For Medical Research, University Of Ghana August 11, 2005

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High commonness of HIV disease among pregnant African ladies somewhere around 24 and 29 years implies that the majority of them were tainted somewhere around 15 and 19 years ( Junior Secondary School (JSS) and Senior Secondary School (SSS) years

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Despite positive effect that antiretroviral treatment has had on the lives of people with HIV contamination, the unfavorable impacts, potential long haul toxicities, unpredictability of regimens, advancement of medication resistance and cost have settled on choices about when to start HAART troublesome.

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Patients are looking for assistance from option frameworks of solutions Unani, Chinese, Ayurvedic, naturopathy, needle therapy, Kneipt-Therapy, homeopathy and numerous others

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Their significance has prompted to another Discipline known as Alternative Medicine being educated in some higher establishments in Europe, America and Asia.

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Africans utilize restorative plants for the treatment of numerous ailments with no logical confirmation. It is realized that some therapeutic plants contain vitamins, minerals, and so forth which help the body keep up a solid adjust.

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Description Of Patients Signs and manifestations particularly requested and archived Chronic looseness of the bowels of more noteworthy than 1-month term. Inadvertent weight reduction Greater than 10% of body measure Dermatological issues. Drawn out fever (reported over 1-month length) Persistent hack Genital ulceration and vaginal release Menstrual issue .

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Description Of Patients Signs and side effects particularly requested and archived Chronic looseness of the bowels of more prominent than 1-month span. Inadvertent weight reduction Greater than 10% of body measure Dermatological issues. Drawn out fever (recorded over 1-month term) Persistent hack Genital ulceration and vaginal release Menstrual issue .

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Table 1. Consistent low CD 4 Levels

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Table 2. Expanding CD4 Levels

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Table 3. High CD4 Levels

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Treatment of Herpes Zoster

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Constraints Mistrust Preparations of decoctions Dosage of natural decoctions Definitions - cure and treatment

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Constraints (cont.) 5. Acceptance of home grown meds by customary restorative organizations 6.  Research financing 7. Support -i) Herbalist -ii) Patients

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RESEARCH ON FLAVONOIDS Hu CQ, Chen K, Shi Q, Kilkuskie RE, Cheng YC, Lee KH. Normal Products Laboratory, School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina

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RESEARCH ON FLAVONOID (Cont.) Seven other regular flavonoids, and 14 engineered flavonoids have been assessed. Flavonoids with hydroxy gatherings at C-5 and C-7 and with a C-2-C-3 twofold bond have been observed to be powerful inhibitors of HIV development.

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SOME SOURCES OF FLAVONOIDS COCOA GREEN TEA CHRYSANTHENIUM ETC. Recognized As Major Sources Of These Compounds.

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A CHALLENGE OF OUR TIME Ghanaian researchers (esp. Scientific experts and Biochemists) ought to do their best to segregate these mixes and hold hands with different specialists to assess them for therapeutic purposes.

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LAST WORDS WISDOM IS FROM ALLAH (GOD), EXPERIENCE CAN MAKE MAN KNOWLEDGABLE, BUT ONLY ALLAH (GOD) CAN MAKE HIM WISE

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THANK YOU !!! MER ÇI BEAUCOUP!! GRACIAS!!! ASANTE SANA !!! YE DA MU AS ε !!!

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