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Botswana records traditional remedies
Researchers to analyse potential use of tribal medicines for cancer and anti-ageing treatments.
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2011 06:00

Tribal healers all over the world have used knowledge of plants to treat medical problems for generations.

They might not have the science to explain why the plants work, but they have the experience.

The government in Botswana is trying to record all that is known about traditional tribal medicine, before it vanishes for good.

Al Jazeera's Peter Greste has been finding out more in Gaborone.

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