1 July 2015

Sudan: Cabinet Affairs Minister Calls for Legalization of Traditional Medicine

Khartoum — The Cabinet Affairs Minister, Ahmed Saad Omer, has called on the concerned authorities to organize and support the traditional medicine in the country.

Addressing Wednesday the Workshop on Organization of Traditional Medicine, Omer affirmed the state keenness to enhance the traditional medicine (alternative medicine, for the benefit of the citizens.

Chairman of the National Council for Medical and Health Professions, Prof. Ali Abdul-Rahman, has underscored importance of the traditional medicine in the society health.

He called for enhancing the academic and ethical levels of the practitioners of the traditional medicine by scientific qualification and continuous training.

Meanwhile, the workshop reviewed five scientific papers on the current situation of traditional medicine, the economic effect of the medicinal and aromatic plants, training of herbalists, methodology and regulations of integrated alternative medicine.

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