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1.

Elementary human anatomy and physiology

  • Parts of human body, muscles and bones and their roles.
  • Body joints and their activities.
  • Relationship of various parts including muscles, bones and joints in the overall functioning of the human body.
  • Carefulness in handling sensitive human parts, nerves, vessels and organs

2.

Diseases and ill-health conditions

  • Priority diseases and method of transmission
  • Infectious and non-infectious diseases
  • Self protection against infectious diseases
  • Man made illnesses/ill health conditions (from traditional health Practitioners perspective)

3.

Public health and hygiene and first AID

  • Personal cleanliness
  • Cleanliness at the work place- at kilinge (traditional health care facility).
  • Tools and facilities used to manage diseases in patients

4.

Ethics in traditional medicine

  • Importance of ethics in traditional medicine
  • Taking care of the patients

5.

Herbal remedies preparation

 

  • Handling of toxic plants
  • Mixing of conventional and herbals
  • Packaging and storage
  • Equipments recommended for various herbal medicine preparation
  • Processing, preservation and storage of herbal preparations

5.

Nutrition

 

  • Importance of nutrition in health care
  • Nutrition requirements for different age groups
  • Types of food required for different types of patients and mode of preparation

6.

Intellectual Property Rights

 

  • What is intellectual property rights (IPR) and its importance in traditional medicine.
  • Traditional methods of protecting intellectual Property Rights
  • What is to be protected in traditional medicine
  • Modalities and basics for benefit sharing

7.

Medicinal plants and good agricultural practices

  • Identification of useful medicinal plants commonly used in healthcare and rare species
  • Ex situ and in situ Conservation
  • Good agricultural and harvesting practices of herbal medicine
  • wild crafting and Creation of mini-herbaria

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INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam,
E-mail: ditm@muhas.ac.tz
Direct Line: 21500096, 2150302-6 Ext 216, 2150302-6 Ext. 262