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Traditional Medicine

24 Sep
To integrate traditional herbal medicine into the orthodox practice, the Founder, Quincy Wellness and Naturopathic Centre, Dr Quincy Olasumbo Ayodele has urged the Federal Government
31 Aug
Ahead of African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD), today, experts have said Nigeria could make more than $19.4 billion (N13.58 trillion) yearly from ‘developing’ some aspects of traditional medicine (TM)...
2 Sep 2021
As part of efforts to develop traditional medicine in Nigeria and to mark African Traditional Medicine Day (ATMD) 2021, on August 31, stakeholders have made recommendations.
24 Jan 2020
Yesterday, the death of the popular traditional medicine merchant, Fatai "Oko Oloyun" was all over the internet. The man was shot dead while reportedly travelling from Lagos to Iseyin in Oyo State. This news came as a surprise to so many and below are the reactions trailing this unfortunate occurrence: I grew up knowing Oko…
11 May 2018
It was very interesting to hear officials of the Federal Government of Nigeria announcing, the other day, the creation of a traditional medicine department in the Ministry of Health to find a cure for malaria.
12 Oct 2017
The President of Bioresources Development and Conservation Group (BDCG), Prof. Maurice Iwu, hinged on the need for traditional medicine to protect their intellectual property in order to transform knowledge into wealth.
4 Sep 2017
However, despite the huge potential of TM to make Nigeria financially independent, boost primary health care (PHC) services, and ensure Universal Health Coverage (UHC), governments at all levels have continued to neglect the practice.
31 Aug 2017
The stakeholders say if funds are released for research and development of traditional medicine practices and products, the country will cut down the health budget drastically and reduce medical tourism.
11 May 2017
Nigerian scientists have unveiled how to develop and transfer technology in the country even as they called for the integration of African Traditional Medicine (ATM) or Traditional Medicine Practice (TMP) into...


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