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COVID-19: WHO Meets Traditional Medicine Experts

World Health Organisation (WHO), today met with 70 African traditional medicine experts to find a cure for the coronavirus pandemic.

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WHO African Region made this known via its Twitter account on Tuesday.

The organization said they agreed with the experts agreed that clinical trials must be conducted for all medicines in the region.

@WHOAFRO tweeted, “70 traditional medicine experts from countries across #Africa held a virtual meeting with @WHO on the role of traditional medicine in the #COVID19 response.

“They unanimously agreed that clinical trials must be conducted for all medicines in the Region, without exception.”

 

HSENations understands the meeting was held after WHO had repeatedly warned that the COVID-Organics infusion, which the President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina touted as a remedy against the deadly coronavirus, had not been clinically tested.

Some African countries have taken delivery of consignments of the COVID-Organics infusion, which was launched last month. They include; Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, and Tanzania.

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, approved the importation of the remedy on Monday.

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