Audet CM, Ngobeni S, Graves E, Wagner RG. Mixed methods inquiry into traditional healers' treatment of mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders in rural South Africa. PloS one. 12(12). e0188433. PMID: 29261705 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5736181
Traditional healers are acceptable and highly accessible health practitioners throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Patients in South Africa often seek concurrent traditional and allopathic treatment leading to medical pluralism.