In our quest to fight the global pandemic coronavirus which has spread with unseen speed and ferocity forcing the cancellation and closure of major events and academic institutions, sending the world into self-quarantine in an attempt to curb the spread, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Kasim Ahmed Sisago has suggested that government should consider involving herbal medicine practitioners in the fight of the coronavirus.
In a press statement, calling on the president to consider his suggestions, revealed that many countries are seriously conducting research to discover vaccine for covid-19 disease of which about 35 companies and academic institutions are creating vaccine in their bid to fight the virus. Health experts, scientists and researchers have been trying to get remedy to cure the covid-19 and many different treatment methods have been proposed and some old medicines like the chloroquine.
However, before the advent of modern technology, doctors and patients had to rely surely on natural techniques and herbal remedies to treat illness. And if government is consider employing the services of local herbal practitioners in the country in the fight of covid-19, will not only provide solutions but offer them opportunity to discover likable remedies which will help enhance the immune system of patients against infectious diseases. Herbal medicine has gain grounds in the country and is now prescribing for patients in the hospitals which are commendable.
History has it that, herbal medicines have been used throughout the beginning of human creation and play a pivotal role in the prevention and treatment of various kinds of diseases. And the World Health Organisation reveal that; 80% of people in the world use herbal medicine for primary health care signifies the efficiencies of herbal medicine.
Dr. Kasim averred that the world is trying all hands for efficacy remedy hence; we have to use all available means and structures in our disposal not to induce further spread of the coronavirus. The Ghana Medical Association, the president of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo and all able persons who have influenced in the society must act with speed and decisiveness to garner swift results in our expedition to combat the novel coronavirus.
Source: àyanewz, reporters.