Malawi stands a chance to start manufacturing medicines from traditional herbs and shrubs using modern technology with encouragement and guidance from the African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO).
This follows remarks by ARSO General Secretary, Dr Hermogene Nsengimana, in Blantyre. Nsengimana urged African countries to consider starting to manufacture medicines from many ready herbs and shrubs using modern technology.
He said it was worrisome that the Covid-19 pandemic disturbed Africa when the continent has traditional medicines which if processed using modern technology, can be a remedy in dealing with different diseases, ailments and health conditions.
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