Traditional and Alternative Medicine Directorate (TAMD)

This Directorate ensures the availability of technical expertise and guidance in all processes in the development of policies, plans, regulations, standards, programmes and projects for the Traditional and Alternative Medicine sub-sector of the Ministry.

The Directorate comprises the following units:

  1. Traditional/Alternative Medicine Policy/Regulations Unit: The Unit develops and reviews the broad policies for the Traditional and Alternative Medicine sub-sector of the Ministry. It designs and develops Traditional and Alternative Medicine licensing and regulatory schemes, mechanisms, systems, plans, strategies and standards to regulate manage activities within the sub-sector
  2. Research, M/E Unit: The Unit create and reviews research data for policies development, monitors and evaluates Traditional and Alternative Medicine industry activities.
  3. Information Communication Unit: The Unit develops and reviews information and communication strategies, create platforms for policy discuss, education and sensitization on the alternative medicines and health care system/industry in the Country.