Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Health - Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-03-05
Received: 14 January 2020
Accepted: 27 February 2020
First Online: 5 March 2020
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: All necessary approval, free prior informed consent, permit, and certification were secured from the local government units (LGUs), provincial government administration, PENRO-LGU and NCIP-LGU of Agusan del Sur, and regional agencies of CARAGA administrative region (Region XIII) obtaining DENR-CARAGA wildlife gratuitous permit (no. R13-2019-12) and NCIP-CARAGA certification (no. R13-2019-01). This study secured ethics approval from USTGS-ERC (protocol no. GS-2019-PN007). The purpose of the study was discussed to the tribal communities headed by the respective tribal chieftains, and they agreed to provide information following ritual observation as part of cultural immersion.
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