Enhancing the role of traditional medicine in health systems: a strategy for the African Region (Document AFR/RC63/6)
Regional Committee for Africa, 63. (2013). Enhancing the role of traditional medicine in health systems: a strategy for the African Region (Document AFR/RC63/6). WHO. Regional Office for Africa. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/94185
DescriptionRegional Committee for Africa, Sixty-third session Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, 2–6 September 2013
Gov't Doc #AFR/RC63/R3
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Regional Committee for Africa, 63 (AFR/RC63/6, 2013)1. In line with Resolution AFR/RC50/R3, Member States took steps between 2001 and 2012 to promote traditional medicine (TM) by developing national policies and regulatory frameworks for TM practice, practitioners and products and by implementing some priority interventions. 2. By 2012, a total of 40 countries had national TM policies, 19 had national TM strategic plans and 28 national research institutes conducted research on traditional medicine products used for malaria, HIV/AIDS, sickle-cell disease, diabetes and hypertension. In addition, ...