A team of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts has recently visited South Africa to gauge the successes of the use of traditional medicines to fight Covid-19.
The WHO says South Africa is one of many African countries which has been at the forefront of curbing the spread of the virus using traditional medicine and therapeutics.
Member of the WHO Regional Advisory Committee, professor Motlalepula Matsabisa spoke to Newsroom Afrika and said some of the results are promising.
He says further studies will now be undertaken.
Read more on this initiative here.
You can watch the full interview here.
- A R7.6 million World Bank loan will help SA pay for 47 million Covid-19 vaccine doses, procured since the start of the pandemic.
- Those 50 years and older can now receive another Pfizer booster.
- Western Cape healthcare system ready for 5th wave of Covid-19 pandemic.
They unanimously agreed that clinical trials must be conducted for all medicines in the Region, without exception. pic.twitter.com/fCKYiYiMqb
— WHO African Region (@WHOAFRO) May 12, 2020