MOH Discusses Challenges & Solutions of Herbal Medicines
The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Directorate General of Pharmaceutical Affairs & Drug Control in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) organized today Monday a workshop on Regulation of Herbal Medicines in Oman: Challenges & Solutions at the Directorate General of Health Services of Muscat Governorate.
Around 50 participants from various concerned health institutions including Herbal Medicine Clinic at the Diwan of Royal court, and Applied Science Labs at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), as well as a number of private herbal clinics, were attended the workshop.
The workshop reviewed various topics including the regulation of herbal medicine in Oman, counterfeit herbal medicines in Oman, as well as medicinal plants & herbal products.
Prof. Souad Saklli, WHO Consultant discussed the international herbovigilance regulation and touched upon the Moroccan experience.