Entries by Ginger Floyd

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 […]

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 […]