Belief In Witchcraft Undermining Health Care In Papua New Guinea
IRIN: Witchcraft and PNG’s disappearing health service
“…[S]tories [of people being treated by traditional healers because they believe they are cursed] are not uncommon in [Papua New Guinea (PNG)], a largely traditional society with 836 languages and where belief in witchcraft or sanguma as it is known in Tok Pisin, the lingua franca, continues to undermine health care in the country…” (5/5).
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