International NGO Journal

  • Abbreviation: Int. NGOJ
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8225
  • DOI: 10.5897/INGOJ
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 257

Table of Content: January-June 2021; 16(1)

February 2021

Now that Nigeria is polio-free: The effects that social mobilisation programme on polio immunisation program had on the hard to reach parents of children eligible for immunisation programmes in Nigeria

Vaccination prepares the body’s immune system ready to recognise, destroy and remember foreign disease-causing agents when it encounters them. It is the most effective way of averting communicable diseases if fully accepted and demanded by the population at risk of spreading contagious diseases. Social mobilisation has been a critical way of encouraging demands, as well as acceptance and compliance, by the general...

Author(s): Nelly O. Kusimo, and Michael O. Kusimo,

February 2021

Collaboration between practitioners of traditional and conventional medicine: A report of an intervention carried out with traditional women healers in the province of Sanmatenga (Burkina Faso) to improve the obtaining of the license to practice traditional medicine

Traditional medicine (TM) is an important source of care for most poor people. Aware of this role, most African countries have developed national policies to give legal status to TM and its practitioners. Currently, at least 30,000 people practice TM in Burkina Faso. However, few, particularly women, have licenses to practice TM. This paper presents the results of a pilot project that aimed at accompanying the...

Author(s): Boly Rainatou, Compaore Souleymane, Ouedraogo Salfo, Zeba Mohamadi, Magnini D. Rene, Bance Alimata, Yoda Jules, Nitiema Mathieu, Belemlilga B. Mohamed, Ouedraogo G. Geoffroy, Ilboudo Sylvain, Belemnaba Lazare, Ouedraogo Noufou, Lompo Marius, Kini B. Felix and Ouedraogo Sylvin