The Ghana Federation of Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association (GHAFTRAM) has disclosed on Rainbow Radio 87.5fm that it has submitted 25 herbal medicines to the Ministry of Health for testing in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
General Secretary of the federation Nana Kodwo Obiri speaking on Nyankonton Mu Nsem revealed they submitted the medicines when they met the Ministry last week.
He was optimistic the medicines presented would go a long way to help Ghana deal with the deadly global pandemic.
He had earlier expressed the readiness of GHAFTRAM to eradicate the virus should it come to Ghana.
He confidently stated that the virus would not kill or escalate in the country should the government trust in their competence.
Speaking a ceremony to honour Dr. Sheik Amin Bonsu at the 3rd Global Black History Honours by the Georgia-Africa in Accra few weeks ago, he said the disease will not come to Ghana because they have put in place contingency plans to deal with the virus.
He was emphatic the traditional herbal federation will want assure Ghanaians nobody will get the virus. Even if comes, we will cure it.
“We are not bragging but we are ready to battle coronavirus when it comes to Ghana. GHAFTRAM is prepared, we have done enough research put in place strict measures to deal with it. We will kill coronavirus before it kills Ghanaians”.
Commenting on the increase we have recorded today, he appealed to the government to test the medicines presented to the Ministry and find out if we could use it to manage the situation in Ghana.
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