From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
A group known as Tradomed Pharmaceuticals has sensitized medical doctors , nurses at the Bauchi State Specialist Hospital on a newly introduced herbal organic tea called Tradomal for treatment of acute , complicated and uncomplicated malaria infections.
The medicine is the first herbal organic formulation used in the treatment of malaria.
Speaking with reporters yesterday in Bauchi at the end of the sensitization the Vice Chairman of the Company, Abba Goji said the medicine is used to treat severe malaria or to prevent malaria the medicine have been shown to be effective in geographical regions where resistance to chloroquine has been reported.
He said several people died of malaria which forced the group to go on research in order to contribute in nation building by saving the lives of the people.
He said the aim of the sensitization is to educate the health care personnel who administered drugs and other medicine on how best to use the herbal organic tea to treat malaria.
Goji said, “The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Health gave the manufacturers of the medicine and endorsement letter for the medicine to be used in all the health facilities in Nigeria and beyond. there is nothing like Tradomal in Nigeria. Both in the category of a herbal-Organic or in the dosage form of tea (also known as Infusion, there is nothing like it. This is the first time in the history of Nigeria that this sort of product is existing and is also given approval both by NAFDAC and Federal Ministry of Health.
He said all medicine came from a plant and manufactured and even this medicine was manufacture from a harp after 15 years of research.
Goji said “if you are blessed to have a knowledge or something you can use it for the benefit of humanity and we are worried because of the way Malaria is killing people today in this country and after we introduced to the experts and leaders they were satisfied that was the reason why they allowed us to use their Hospital facilities to sensitize medical doctors for the use of the medicine as recommended by the State and Federal Ministry of Health.”
He expressed satisfaction with the cooperation they have been receiving from the Bauchi State Government and the State Ministry of Health and the medical practitioners in the State.
Questions and answers from medical doctors and nurses during the session and the group collected the numbers and emails of the medical personnel to send them more information about the medicine.