Archive ID: 2012_141

Mary-Jane Matsolo visits a traditional healer and talks about their important role in the fight against HIV and AIDS. She says that traditional healers are often more trusted than conventional health personnel, and that they are often well educated in HIV and AIDS and counseling. This interview is available in two versions shot from different camera angles.

Background material

"The traditional healers still play an important role in Sub Saharan Africa and in many cases they make a problem for the national AIDS response to grow. But there are also examples of traditional healers who have involved themselves in the ordinary AIDS response." - Staffan Hildebrand

Interview with Staffan Hildebrand in April 2015. Duration 1:41 min