Entries by Ginger Floyd

President of Mauritius Supports African Traditional Plant Resources Knowledge

  Her Excellency President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim,  in Nature Vol. 548, outlines the importance and value of African’s 45,000 plant species that hold value for industry and humanity.  She urges Africa governments to make significant efforts to exploit knowledge of traditional botanical resources. 25% of the world’s plant genetic resources are found throughout the continent of […]

2016 International AIDS Day

PROMETRA International Continues the Fight Against HIV PROMETRA International continues its decades long fight to end the epidemic of HIV/AIDS that continues to devastate our continent. We continue our research into the safety and effectiveness of African traditional herbal products with our academic partner, Morehouse School of Medicine (USA).  Our traditional healers are being trained […]

PROMETRA International Welcomes Andrew J Young Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine to Senegal

Andrew Young Foundation (AYF) Visit PROMETRA International Day #3 of the Andrew J Young Foundation’s Visit to PROMETRA International The Andrew J Young Foundation video team visited Gorée Island to film within The House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) and its Door of No Return today.  This museum  is a memorial  to theAtlantic slave trade on […]

VISITE DE TRAVAIL DE l’ASSOCIATION DES ECRIVAINS AFRICAINS A PROMETRA INTERNATIONAL

VISITE DE TRAVAIL DE l’ASSOCIATION DES ECRIVAINS AFRICAINS A PROMETRA INTERNATIONAL   Le 11 Novembre 2016 à 16H30, une forte délégation de l’Association des Écrivains Africains s’est rendue au siège de PROMETRA International. Cette visite entre dans le cadre du partenariat établi avec leurs homologues de l’Association des Écrivains Sénégalais suite à leur visite en […]

Andrew J Young Foundation Will Visit Senegal and PROMETRA International November 26 – 30, 2016

Andrew J  Young Foundation Will Visit Senegal and PROMETRA International                             November 26-30, 2016 PROMETRA International will host the Andrew J Young Foundation delegation for a visit to Senegal later this month.  Ambassador Andrew J Young and Executive Director Kathy White met with Senegalese President, HE Macky Sall in Washington, DC on November 12th to discuss […]

PROMETRA International USA Visit to Discuss HIV/AIDS Research and Aquaponics Systems

PROMETRA International USA Visit Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President of PROMETRA International visited the Andrew J Young Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA USA. Visiting various aquaponics systems, PROMETRA International pledged to support the Andrew J Young Foundation and HATponics to reach their goal of “feeding 20 million people by 2020” through the […]

PROMETRA International participates in WIPO Conference – Marrakech, Morocco

PROMETRA International participates in WIPO Conference – Marrakech, Morocco PROMETRA International was invited to participate in the Workshop on Practical Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions was organized by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) and ABS Initiative (Access and Benefit-Sharing), 05 to 08 September 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, in collaboration […]

PROMETRA International’s Cambridge University Presentation

PROMETRA International presents the history of the organization and its work throughout the past three decades of protecting and promoting African traditional medicine throughout the globe.  Its presentation, The PROMETRA International Journey: Traditional Medicine in Africa, was well received.  The summary of the presentation is attached. SCOLMA is the UK Libraries and Archives Group on […]

Celebrate African Traditional Medicine Day – August 31st

Celebrate African Traditional Medicine Day – August 31st In July 2003 the African Heads of State and Government endorsed a plan of action for the first Decade of African Traditional Medicine. The World Health Organization Africa Region (WHO AFRO) officially designated August 31st of each year as African Traditional Medicine Day. PROMETRA International and its […]