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The African traditional religious landscape: An examination of the role of traditional leaders in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Chipinge, Zimbabwe

Joel Marashe
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 35, No 1 | a871 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v35i1.871 | © 2014 Joel Marashe | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 02 June 2014

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This study examines the role of traditional leaders, as custodians of culture, in the fight against infection with the HI virus and the AIDS pandemic in the Chipinge District of Zimbabwe. The research aims to assess traditional leaders


African Traditional Religion; AIDS; barika; Chipinge district; HIV; kuputsa; Shona culture; traditional leaders; traditional practices


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