Research and Training priorities

The main objectives of the holistic natural healthcare project are:
  • To collate, review and systematically update available information on the ethics and statutes of Holistic/Natural healthcare practices in Nigeria and other parts of African continent and abroad.
  • To promote and conduct research, training and documentation in Medical Herbalism, Homoeopathy, Psychotherapy, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Reflexology, Radionics, Aromatherapy, Herbal Cosmetology, Physical Exercise, Spiritual Healing, and other related Complementary Healing Arts; for the treatment of the insidious, life-threatening and otherwise intractable human diseases; as an alternative to the use of allopathic drugs and biologicals; taking cognisance of the epidemiological factors in the ‘web of causation’ as well as the patho-physiological and psychosomatic aspects of the symptom.
  • To acquire, patent, license, stock, sell and dispense herbal, homoeopathic and naturopathic remedies that have been of proven efficacy in the treatment and control of the complex diseases and conditions.
  • To establish in-patient and outpatient clinics for complementary therapy, effective nursing care, counselling and surveillance of clients with debilitating conditions.
  • To standardise the potent herbal/holistic remedies and their raw materials; and develop appropriate local technology for the selection, collection, cultivation, conservation, extraction, processing, quality control and storage of the natural remedies.
  • To use the Project and its development for the training and upgrading of traditional medical practitioners and birth attendants, on modern approach to health care delivery, epidemiological surveillance, extension services, family planning, etc.
  • To initiate and establish a fruitful working relationship between the ‘orthodox’ (Western) and holistic/natural/traditional practitioners, through collaborative research programmes, referral of clients and statutory regulations.
  • To demonstrate the possible influence of spiritual and esoteric practices (paranormal science) if any, in the pharmacokinetics and efficacy of some traditional preparations, through case control studies.

The main objectives of the holistic natural healthcare project are:

  • To collate, review and systematically update available information on the ethics and statutes of Holistic/Natural healthcare practices in Nigeria and other parts of African continent and abroad.
  • To promote and conduct research, training and documentation in Medical Herbalism, Homoeopathy, Psychotherapy, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Reflexology, Radionics, Aromatherapy, Herbal Cosmetology, Physical Exercise, Spiritual Healing, and other related Complementary Healing Arts; for the treatment of the insidious, life-threatening and otherwise intractable human diseases; as an alternative to the use of allopathic drugs and biologicals; taking cognisance of the epidemiological factors in the ‘web of causation’ as well as the patho-physiological and psychosomatic aspects of the symptom.
  • To acquire, patent, license, stock, sell and dispense herbal, homoeopathic and naturopathic remedies that have been of proven efficacy in the treatment and control of the complex diseases and conditions.
  • To establish in-patient and outpatient clinics for complementary therapy, effective nursing care, counselling and surveillance of clients with debilitating conditions.
  • To standardise the potent herbal/holistic remedies and their raw materials; and develop appropriate local technology for the selection, collection, cultivation, conservation, extraction, processing, quality control and storage of the natural remedies.
  • To use the Project and its development for the training and upgrading of traditional medical practitioners and birth attendants, on modern approach to health care delivery, epidemiological surveillance, extension services, family planning, etc.
  • To initiate and establish a fruitful working relationship between the ‘orthodox’ (Western) and holistic/natural/traditional practitioners, through collaborative research programmes, referral of clients and statutory regulations.
  • To demonstrate the possible influence of spiritual and esoteric practices (paranormal science) if any, in the pharmacokinetics and efficacy of some traditional preparations, through case control studies.