What role do traditional beliefs play in treatment seeking and delay for Buruli ulcer disease? Insights from a mixed methods study in Cameroon

K. Peeters Grietens, E. Toomer, A. Um Boock, S. Hausmann-Muela, H. Peeters, K. Kanobana, C. Gryseels, J. Muela Ribera

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPLoS ONE
    Issue number5
    Pages (from-to)e36954
    Publication statusPublished - 2012


    • Bacterial diseases
    • Buruli ulcer
    • Mycobacterium ulcerans
    • Health care seeking behavior
    • Delay
    • Beliefs
    • Culture
    • Traditional medicine
    • Anthropology
    • Traditional healers
    • Perceptions
    • Etiology
    • Patient's perspective
    • Doctor-patient relationship
    • Acceptability
    • Treatment
    • Cameroon
    • Africa-Central

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