Professor John Harrington discusses how in Kenya after decades of repression, authorities are now actively seeking to modernise traditional medicine . He also highlights challenges in regulating and protecting intellectual property rights of those practising traditional medicine.
Jamie Hitchen looks ahead to when Sierra Leone is declared Ebola free and asks how the country can build an adequate health care system that offers sufficient support and protection to patients and staff.
11 of Sierra Leone’s 123 medical doctors have perished fighting Ebola. Jamie Hitchen sheds light on the burden that has fallen on local health care staff and questions whether they have received enough support and recognition.
Father Anselm Adodo, founder of Paxherbals, and collaborator on our latest Policy Voice, "Modern African Remedies: Herbal medicine and community development in Nigeria" was on Arise News to discuss community development in Edo State, Nigeria.