Integrating modern and traditional medicine requires breaking down the legal and regulatory barriers that disadvantage the poor.
Bringing together traditional and modern medicine faces numerous challenges that stem from differences in how each is practiced, evaluated and managed. This Spotlight takes a look at what researchers are doing to bridge the gap.
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Traditional and modern medicine have much to offer each other despite their differences. Priya Shetty assesses an uneasy relationship.
Ten years after introducing a Biodiversity Act, India is yet to put it to serious use, say Shalini Bhutani and Kanchi Kohli.
7 October 2012 | EN
Source: Economic and Political Weekly
Traditional medical cultures need a true partnership with modern medicine, say Bhushan Patwardhan, Gerard Bodeker and Darshan Shankar.
How can modern drug discovery methods enhance the value of African traditional medicines, asks South African drug expert Kelly Chibale.
Local health needs should be paramount in efforts to merge traditional and modern medicine, says Oswaldo Salaverry.
31 October 2006