Start Offering B.Sc Courses for Herbal Medicine, Mamora urges varsities

Introduce Bachelor of Science for Herbal Medicine, Mamora urges Varsities
Made this call at the 2019 African Traditional Medicine Day in Abuja

He said the ultimate goal of government in the sector was to derive maximum economic benefits from traditional medicine like China, India and other countries.

State governments should establish tradomedical departments to complement departments of Medicine

The minister urged state governments and the Federal Capital Territory to establish traditional medicine departments for healthcare development.

Mamora suggested that such department should be complementary to medicine department to provide opportunities for rapid development and integration of traditional medicine into the healthcare delivery system.

A bill underway

He said the ministry was working on a traditional and complementary medicine bill to be submitted to the executive for approval and forwarding to the National Assembly for passage.

NUC promises to collaborate with the Health Ministry on the need to have herbal degrees 

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Mr. Abubakar Rashid, said the commission would collaborate with the ministry to improve the knowledge of undergraduates of health sciences on traditional medicine.

Initiate policies to guard our intellectual property rights, rep of tradomedical practitioners solicits 

Representative of Nigeria Traditional Medicine Practitioners, Mr. Loveth Iwuzu, appealed to government to initiate policy to guard the intellectual property rights of the traditional medicine practitioners.

Representative of Global Health Body Speaks 

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