A strategy to promote medicinal plants

The workshop to elaborate the national strategy for promoting medicinal plants was held from January 13th to 14th 2009 in Buta, Burundi. It was conjointly organised by the IUCN and the Ministry for Public Health and Aids prevention of that country.

The workshop aimed at contributing to finalise the draft document of the strategy for promoting traditional medicine, which is understood to be the general framework for promoting medicinal plants. The thirty or so participants representing on one hand the partners and LLS actors and on the other hand the administration officers have addressed several recommendations towards professionals of traditional medicine as well as the Ministry for public Health and Aids prevention. sabumukiza@yahoo.fr

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