A Virtual Herbal Health Symposium and Exhibition will be held across different platforms by Vision Group from 23rd August to 27th August 2021
The symposium will broadcast live on all Vision Group platforms including; Bukedde, Urban, TV West, Bukedde Embuutikizi, X-Fm, Radio west and on their social media platforms.
The director of research at the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory, Dr Grace Nambatya said that herbal medicine is vital component of health care in the country, adding that the National Drug Authority will provide an opportunity to support herbalists to strengthen processes in herbal medicines production, registration, pharmacovigilance and ethical promotion during the Symposium.
Don Wanyama, the Vision Group Chief Executive Officer, while speaking at the launch said that the company will offer opportunities to all the partners to showcase to the public what they have.
The symposium is aimed at bringing together companies that use herbal, ingredients, herbalists, modern-day scientists and regulators which will warrant Vision readers with information about herbal alternatives.
Don Wanyama is hopeful that the engagement will better the herbal industry and remains positive that the public will embrace and appreciate herbal medicine.
Still at the launch, Don Patrick Bugingo, the managing director of Aloesha Organic extended his gratitude for the herbal initiative which will help the public acquire knowledge about the right herbal products.
Aloesha through their research, is set to expose to the public how they look at quality standards to ensure production of safe products.
Through showing what they do, the public will know the kind of research Aloesha does from trees to make medicines which are helping many Ugandans lives better.
The company will also give extra attention to their new supplement which boosts immunity, according Mr Bugingo.
Movit herbal jerry and soap brands, will be participating in the symposium as communicated by James Segawa the Managing Director of Movit Products Limited who is hopeful that the collaboration will open more doors.
Mr Segawa said “As a Ugandan home-grown business, we believe that such engagements provide an opportunity for us to ably showcase our products, innovations and solutions to not only our customers and the wider community but also other exhibitors to whom we can share our industry best practices while picking lessons from the industry as a whole.”