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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