MTMPN Inaugurates Committees To Oversee Activities At LG Council Areas

MTMPN Inaugurates Committees To Oversee Activities At LG Council Areas

Modern Traditional Medicine Practitioner of Nigeria, MTMPN, Anambra State Chapter has inaugurated different committees to oversee its activities at the twenty-one local government areas of the state.

 

Correspondent Blessing Dennis reports that the inauguration, which took place at Amawbia, Awka South Local Government Area, was attended by members of the association from across Anambra State.

 

In his speech, the National President of the association, Chief Christian Anakwe added that the formation of a new apex body of traditional medicine practitioners became a necessity following the continuous crisis that bedeviled the former.

Also Speaking, the South East Vice President , Chief Hyacinth Ezeugo expressed their readiness to work with the new local government executives, noting that the federal government has shown willingness to collaborate with traditional medicine practitioners in the country to promote the country’s health sector.

 

Addressing the gathering, the MTMPN Taskforce chairman, Mr John Ibeka said the association has supported the development of traditional medicines, assisted regulatory agencies in different areas, as well as enhanced staff capacity on traditional, complementary and alternative medicines.

 

On his part, the MTMPN Chairman for Orumba North, Mr. Gerald Okpala,  explained that there is a great advantage in studying situational analysis of traditional medicine in Nigeria, even as he added that the publication of the Nigerian Traditional Medicine pharmacopoeia will help to build a better health environment in the country.

 

In their various remarks, the chairman, Police Campaign Against Cultism and other Vices, Prince Donatus Orjika and the Anambra State Secretary of MTMPN, Mr. Patrick Ifeonu, lauded the association for the bold step in inaugurating new functional committees and urged them to work tirelessly to achieve the set goals.

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