Lubango - The vice minister of Environment, Sianga Abilio, Friday in Lubango, southern Huila province, considered incipient the state of organization of traditional medicine in the country, although many patients resorting to this sector.
The official was speaking at Regional Seminar on Traditional Medicine and Complementary Practices, addressed to the physicians and therapists in the provinces of Huila, Cunene and Namibe.
Sianga Abilio referred to the lacks of a legal framework in order to prevent the positive values of this medicine from being recovered in benefit of other entities, instead of the population.
He said that due to its importance for the lives of many citizens, the traditional medicine enhances the work of therapist.
Therefore, to ensure the recovery of the traditions of the Angolan people, as part of their cultural heritage, the Executive intends to establish necessary legal tools for promotion of good practice and guarantee equitable access.
The official noted that the country's Constitution establishes a core task for the State to promote policies that make universal and free health primary care.
According to him, this will enable the integration of other policies in various types of global comprehensive care to the people who daily promotes healing through traditional medicine.