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Bridging Medical Systems

A visit with William R. Folk, Professor of Biochemistry

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: South Africa traditional healing biochemistry TICIPS The International Center for Indigenous Phytotherapy Studies

Why is Sub-Saharan Africa the epicenter of the AIDS pandemic?

Topics: HIV AIDS

The answer to why Sub-Saharan Africa is known is the epicenter of the AIDS pandemic is complex. But Folk states that while “we don’t know all the answers, in part the apartheid government worked to destroy the traditional culture and society of South Africa,” which clearly exacerbated the problem.