Traditional Eye Practices in Ghana

This course was written by Unite For Sight Global Impact Fellow Lauren Wallace, who also completed a research study in Unite For Sight's Global Impact Lab.

What constitutes traditional medicine, and what is a traditional healer? What type of traditional healing practices are sought by patients with cataracts in Ghana? This online course delves into traditional eye care in Ghana, and the cutting-edge research study by Lauren Wallace explores patient perceptions about cataract surgery and the traditional practice of couching in Northern Ghana.

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