Health Minister tells Universities to introduce herbal medicine programme  


The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has told universities in the country of the need to include herbal medicine degree in their programmes.

Mamora made the charge in Abuja on Friday at an event held to mark the 2019 African Traditional Medicine Day, themed, ‘Integrating traditional medicine in health sciences curricular in the African region.’

The minister said the introduction was imperative in order to enhance the delivery of healthcare to the nation, and bridge the gap in the health sector.

Mamora cited the Chinese and Indians’ examples saying Nigeria should borrow a leaf from both nations in that regard.

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