South Africa mulls regulating traditional medicine healers

Aired: 3/18/2016 | 0:08:56 | Clip
In South Africa, practitioners of traditional medicine, including herbalists, midwives, and faith healers who claim to speak to ancestors, have historically practiced openly and freely. But the government now aims to formally register and regulate the estimated 250,000 self-described healers, who are pushing back. NewsHour Special Correspondent Martin Seemungal reports.