• Short Summary

    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL E. A. YEBOAH, MEMBER OF THE EASTERN REGION COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, ON THURSDAY (29?

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    LIEUTENANT-COLONEL E. A. YEBOAH, MEMBER OF THE EASTERN REGION COMMITTEE OF ADMINISTRATION, ON THURSDAY (29 JUNE) FORMALLY OPENED THE FIRST INSTITUTE OF TRADITION HEALING AT A CEREMONY IN NSAWAM, NEAR ACCRA. IN HIS SPEECH THE COLONEL CALLED FOR CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE GHANA PSYCHIC AND TRADITIONAL HEALING ASSOCIATION AND THE GHANA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

    THE COLONEL ALSO SAID THAT PATIENTS WHO HAVE BEEN TREATED WITH TRADITIONAL MEDICINE BY THE GHANA PSYCHIC AND TRADITIONAL HEALING ASSOCIATION HAVE BEEN CONVINCED THAT THE ASSOCIATION WAS DETERMINED TO HELP IN ERADICATING DISEASE.

    HE SAID THE ASSOCIATION WAS ALSO MAKING VALUABLE DISCOVERING ESSENTIAL TO THE HEALTH AND NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE. DRUGS USED BY THE ASSOCIATION IN TREATING ITS PATIENTS ARE MANUFACTURED FROM LOCAL HERBS. THE INSTITUTE AT NSAWAM ALSO MANUFACTURES COSMETICS AND PERFUMES FROM HERBS.

    FETISH PRIESTS, WHO ARE BELIEVED TO BE THE CUSTODIANS OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, ADDED COLOUR TO THE CEREMONY WITH A DISPLAY OF DRUMMING AND DANCING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PFO7Q6OL943VOGV9AQV8NSYM
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PFO7Q6OL943VOGV9AQV8NSYM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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