Traditional medicine commemorated

The Ministry of Health (MoH) joined hands with traditional healers recently to celebrate the African Traditional Medicine Week (ATMW) in Mokobaxane in Boteti Sub-District.

The them of the event was ‘Collaboration Between Practitioners of Traditional Medicine and Practitioners of Conventional Medicine’. 

Traditional African medicine is a holistic discipline involving extensive use of indigenous herbalist combined with aspects of African spirituality. Most people in Africa rely on traditional medicine for their basic health needs. In most cases traditional medicine is the only healthcare services available, accessible and affordable to many Africans.

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