Dr. Alice Odingo calls for policy formulations to help protect sites & support farmers of herbal medicine

Dr. Alice Atieno Odingo has called on the National Government to prioritize the formulation of a policy to protect sites and support farmers of herbal medicine. In her article entitled ‘COVID-19: Can Herbal Medicine provide the much needed cure?’ she says, ‘’Policy formulations are required to conserve the sites which are rich in herbal medicines, support farmers that grow and preserve these biological resources, establish a structure for collection, processing and patenting for commercial use as well as enhancing collaboration between herbal and conventional medical practitioners.’’