Entries by Ginger Floyd

PROMETRA USA hosts Fulbright Scholars

PROMETRA USA hosts Fulbright Scholars PROMETRA USA in partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine and the Georgia Council for International Visitors welcomed 2019 Fulbright Scholars to Atlanta, GA  USA for a partnership dinner.  PROMETRA USA board members Michele Ozumba and Kofi Kondwani represented the  organization. Fulbright scholars from nine countries enjoyed an evening of discussion, […]

PROMETRA International participates in the National Day of Voodoo in the Republic of Benin

The Republic of Benin celebrated its annual national holiday on January 10th to honor the spirituality system of voodoo, the basis of its national culture and heritage.  PROMETRA International, in partnership with the National Voodoo Culte of Benin, brought participants from Africa, Europe, USA and the Caribbean to this celebration. PROMETRA International’s Way of Remembering […]

PROMETRA International Shares Stage with Ambassador Andrew Young & NIH Directors

PROMETRA International President, Dr. Erick Gbodossou, presented at the Morehouse School of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Equity Symposium held in Atlanta, GA USA on November 28, 2018.  The Symposium was attended by over 400 participants seeking to answer the question, What is Global Health Equity?”  All participants were challenged to identify the role that […]

PROMETRA International HIV Research Featured in International Conference

PROMETRA International is an MOU partner with Morehouse School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA USA) and the Andrew J Young Foundation to promote and protect traditional medicine through research and education.  Dr. Erick Gbodossou, PROMETRA International President will join Ambassador Andrew Young and researchers from Morehouse School of Medicine to discuss ongoing HIV research utilizing the […]

PROMETRA at the 22nd International AIDS Conference

PROMETRA International participates in “Building Bridges: Uniting the Strength of Indigenous Peoples”. 7th International indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS.  The pre-conference was hosted by the International indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS and directly precedes the 22nd  International AIDS Conference in  Amsterdam, the Netherlands. PROMETRA International is  represented by Dr. Yahaya Sekagya, President […]

PROMETRA Uganda Participates in OIC 1st International Congress on Integration of Traditional & Complementary Medicine

PROMETRA Uganda President, Dr. Sekagya Yahaya Hills, participated in the OCI – Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Workshop and 1st International Congress on Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine into Health Systems and Health Services which was held in Istanbul, Turkey April 18-22, 2018. The meeting concluded with a set of recommendations addressing this important issue […]

Planning a Visit to Senegal? Stay with PROMETRA International at its METRAF Auberge.

Planning a Visit to Senegal?  Stay with PROMETRA International at its METRAF Auberge. PROMETRA International is pleased to announce the opening of its new METRAF Auberge (bed and breakfast hotel) in Dakar, Senegal.  Welcoming guests from around the world, the METRAF Auberge has hotel rooms, conference meeting space and a restaurant available within the private […]

WIPO releases Guide pratique de la propriété intellectuelle

PROMETRA International published its first Guide to Intellectual Property in 2003 as part of our campaign to promote and protect our indigenous traditional knowledge systems.  We applaud WIPO’s recent contribution to this information.     Comment protéger et promouvoir votre culture : Guide pratique de la propriété intellectuelle pour les peuples autochtones et les communautés […]

Do Not Confuse Libya Slavery with the African Middle Passage

An Essay Do Not Be Confused   Slavery in Libya should not be confused with the African Middle Passage *********** Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President of PROMETRA International shares his thoughts on the current situation regarding the selling of Africans in Libya and the impact of the Middle Passage Slave Trade on the continent and population […]

2017 African Traditional Medicine Day

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 […]