Luanda – The First National Conference on Traditional Medicine will happen on August 6, at Belas Conference Centre, in Luanda, under the topic “The retrieval and valuing of Safe Traditional Medicine for the Healthy Service”.
According to a press release from the office of the vice minister for Mass Media, Manuel Miguel de Carvalho “Wadijimbi”, sent to ANGOP on Friday, the event aims at completing actions of regional seminar on “Traditional Medicine and Additional Practices”, organised in the provinces of Luanda, Uíge, Huambo, Malanje, Huíla and Moxico.
The conference aims to condense, for the executive, the conclusions from the regional seminar that addressed the National Policy on Traditional Medicine and its Implementation Strategy, as well as for the various sections of the civil society and other organisations of Angola.
The event, which is also aimed at sharing experiences with others countries, is open to invited delegates from the 18 provinces of Angola, members of the government and interested ministerial departments.
The conference will equally be attended by public and private universities representatives, students, scientific research institutions, herbalists, healers, traditional midwives, religious institutions, UN agencies, as well as experts from Mozambique, South Africa, Gabon, Brazil, Cuba, China, Germany and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.