Home Departments Department of Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services (TCAM)

Department of Traditional Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services (TCAM)

Image

Department Functions
  • Develop and facilitate the utilization of traditional medicines and their products in the state’s official health care systems.
  • Harness the potential economic benefits of traditional medicine practice and product towards the accomplishment of the provisions of national development plans.
  • Establish a state-specific institutional framework traditional medicine practice and products.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the state health profile.
  • To explore the merits of traditional medicine in the light of modern science in order to maximize useful and effective practices and discourage harmful ones.
  • To promote the integration of proven valuable knowledge and skills in traditional medicine into modern medicine.
Department Structure