Promoting the role of traditional medicine in health systems: a strategy for the African Region
Regional Committee for Africa, 50. (2000). Promoting the role of traditional medicine in health systems: a strategy for the African Region. World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/95467
DescriptionRegional Committee for Africa, Fiftieth session Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 28 August - 2 September 2000
Gov't Doc #AFR/RC50/9
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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, ...