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Traditional medicine in transition

The project chaired by PD Dr. Caroline Weckerle will explore the role of museums as agents of change for effective, safe, culturally embedded, and sustainable knowledge transfer in Uganda. The project partners will combine epidemiology, ethnobotany and socio-cultural research to analyze underlying dynamics and interrelations of contemporary knowledge transmission in the field of Traditional Medicine.

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Duration: 01.06.2023 - 31.05.2026

Project partners:
Zürich-Basel Plant Science Center
Makerere University, Uganda
Prometra, Uganda
Kampala International University, Uganda
Uganda National Museum, Uganda
Igongo Cultural Centre, Uganda