Tswana: Theme 9 - The human body and ailments

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South African docters are very well qualified and there are excellent hospitals in South Africa, whether private or provincial. Setswana people either visit a Western docter or a traditional docter. In the traditional Setswana culture the ngaka heal people. The ngaka utilises an extensive knowledge of herbs, treebark, grasses, etc. inherited from previous generations to cure his patients.
When going to a traditional docter, it may be useful to know different body parts when you want to express what illness you are suffering from.