The Madagascan government has offered it’s herbal cure for COVID-19 to Ghana, director of Public Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie disclosed.
The offer given to the Ghana legislature was in a bid to treat the pandemic which at this point hit 3,091 and killed 18 people.
Talking at a press conference in Accra on Thursday, 7 May 2020 on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana, Dr Sarkodie said: “I accept that an amount may be made accessible to the nation and we will guarantee joint effort with FDA”.
“They [Madagascar] need to do some evaluation and afterward we take it from that point”, he told reporters.
“In this way, I won’t have the option to state whether it will be utilized or not, yet I think they have caused an offer and we to can investigate it,” he included.
In the interim, notwithstanding the COVID-Organics (CVO) as of now showcased as home grown tea, another injectable arrangement of a similar item is under clinical preliminaries in Madagascar, as indicated by the nation’s leader.
Andry Rajoelina said on Monday his administration was at that point teaming up with outside specialists and analysts on the issue, seeing elective research prospects yet at the same time on the path of the Artemisia plant – the primary part of CVO.
“A pharmaceutical processing plant will be set up inside a month to build the creation limit of COVID Organics. It will be controlled in different structures, for example, infusions,” Rajoelina said on Twitter.
A month ago, Rajoelina authoritatively propelled the CVO, a home grown blend guaranteeing that it can forestall and fix patients experiencing the novel coronavirus. The medication was created by the Malagasy Institute of Applied Research.
In any case, the World Health Organization (WHO) has cautioned against any self-prescription and said that it has not suggested any medication as a remedy for the COVID-19.
Known under the logical name of Artemesia Annua, the plant of Chinese birthplace was first imported to Madagascar during the 1970s to treat jungle fever.
As per Rajoelina, Madagascar produces 3,000 tons of Artemisia consistently.
“Starting now and into the foreseeable future, we will no longer fare Artemisia. However, we will continue with the change of this plant on our own region,” he said.
The new type of CVO will effectively arrive at different nations in Europe and on different mainlands, as indicated by Rajoelina.
In the mean time, CVO as natural tea keeps on being conveyed in Madagascar.
“I urge Malagasy farmers to develop Artemisia so as to expand our creation limit adding up to 3,000 tons for each year. The incentive in huge amounts of Artemisia is $3,000 versus $350 for rice,” Rajoelina said.
Madagascar has given CVO, which is professed to cure the COVID-19 to a few African nations.
The nation has affirmed 149 COVID-19 cases up until this point, without any passings and 99 recuperations, as per figures accumulated by the US-based Johns Hopkins University.