Rehabilitating traditional indigeneous healing strategies and fulfilling the right to health in the democratic republic of the congo
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Identify key initiatives by post-independence governments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to promote non-conventional medicines (NCMs); Identify the key facilitating factors of the initiatives aimed at promoting non-conventional medicines (NCMs) in the DRC. Explain how NCMs can be more effectively promoted to advance the fulfillment of the rights to health in the DRC.
Keyword(s): Government, Alternative Medicine/Therapies
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have advanced education in public health; I have done research in and I am familiar with public health issues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I have drafted a manuscript of the promotion of non-conventional medicines (NCMs) in the Congo; and I am co-author of another study (under review) on the role of NCMs in the fulfillment of the rights to health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.