Breaking News:

hiv curt aids
Big Issues, News

Traditional healers challenged to test suggested HIV/AIDS drugs

0

The National Aids Commission (NAC) in Malawi has challenged all who have claimed that they have medication for the deadly HIV/AIDS disease to Malawi’s old capital for scientific testing and possible recommendation.

The development comes amid claims of discovery of a cure for HIV/AIDS in the southern Africa country by many traditional healers especially through the press.The commissioning of the research equipment is a great milestone as it would analyze traditional drugs that are linked to the cure of the deadly disease.

NAC Executive Director Davie Kalomba said this week that it is high time Malawi engaged scientific methods to prove the discovery of the medication.

He said: “It is better to give science a chance to verify claims about the effectiveness of the drugs. The machines will offer proof to save some people from losing their money to unscrupulous traditional healers.”

The machines have been placed at Chancellor College of the University of Malawi under the Chemistry Department.

Malawi is one of the countries in Africa with a high rate of HIV/AIDS.

Related Posts

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • 13619987_846219518841301_8387019888023018470_n

    Saulos Chilima: A masqueraded Messiah or a devil not yet known?

    Frank Kamanga Historically, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed is king. This is probably why -and it is a worldwide phenomenon- desperate peoples around the globe are hanging by the slenderest of threads, putting their hope and trust in figures that either present themselves, or are being portrayed as modern-age “Messiahs”, vowing to…

  • safe_image

    Mrs Mia inspires DPP senior officials

    In a leaked whatsapp conversation among DPP gurus the blue officials said they wish Mrs Abida Mia who has a hardworking spirit was in their team. The DPP officials which include; Ben Phiri, Ngeme Kalilani and Nicholas Dausi just to mention a few said Abida Mia is an insiration to all women in politics. One…

  • 11831692_1619844828290888_2911557903642730726_n

    FLASH BACK: Kaliati and cadets strip Eastern Region Chief naked, dethrone him

    By Nyasa Times Published: June 6, 2011 Chief Mponda of Nsamala Village in Balaka district, who claim to have been paraded naked by Democratic Progressive Party DPP) Youth Cadets last month, has cried foul over the news that he has been stripped off his chieftaincy. Mponda was beaten up, rubbed down with buffalo beans (chitedze)…

  • 13619987_846219518841301_8387019888023018470_n

    Saulos Chilima: A masqueraded Messiah or a devil not yet known?

    Frank Kamanga Historically, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed is king. This is probably why -and it is a worldwide phenomenon- desperate peoples around the globe are hanging by the slenderest of threads, putting their hope and trust in figures that either present themselves, or are being portrayed as modern-age “Messiahs”, vowing to…

  • safe_image

    Mrs Mia inspires DPP senior officials

    In a leaked whatsapp conversation among DPP gurus the blue officials said they wish Mrs Abida Mia who has a hardworking spirit was in their team. The DPP officials which include; Ben Phiri, Ngeme Kalilani and Nicholas Dausi just to mention a few said Abida Mia is an insiration to all women in politics. One…

  • 11831692_1619844828290888_2911557903642730726_n

    FLASH BACK: Kaliati and cadets strip Eastern Region Chief naked, dethrone him

    By Nyasa Times Published: June 6, 2011 Chief Mponda of Nsamala Village in Balaka district, who claim to have been paraded naked by Democratic Progressive Party DPP) Youth Cadets last month, has cried foul over the news that he has been stripped off his chieftaincy. Mponda was beaten up, rubbed down with buffalo beans (chitedze)…

css.php