Thailand Aims to Boost Traditional Medicine Use to 25 Percent (Thailand)
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Thailand's Deputy Public Health Minister Morakot Kornkasem says the government will fund a program to boost traditional medicinal use in Thailand. They aim to make traditional Thai medicine 25 percent of all pharmaceutical drugs used in Thailand, which Kornkasem says is the best way to decrease the country's dependence on imported pharmaceuticals and technology. The government has approved a $71.4 million program to promote traditional Thai medicine and increase its manufacturing standards. (Click here for more
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