Central African Republic

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Central African Republic

Regulatory Situation

The Central African Republic has local intersectoral councils for traditional medicine and a registry of traditional health practitioners. However, there are no official legislative or regulatory texts governing the practice of traditional medicine. There are no licensing procedures for traditional medicine practitioners, nor are there any procedures for the official approval of traditional medical practices and remedies. Traditional medicine practitioners are not involved in the Central African Republic’s primary health care program at the local or national level.

Education and Training

The Central African Republic does not have official training facilities or programs for traditional medicine.