Alban Africa


Regulatory situation

Although there is a registry of traditional health practitioners, there are no official legislative or regulatory texts governing the practice of traditional medicine, no licensing procedures for traditional medicine practitioners, no system for the official approval of traditional medical practices and remedies, and no local or national councils in charge of reviewing any problems concerning traditional medicine.

Traditional medicine practitioners are not involved in Angola’s primary health care programs at the local or national level .

Education and training

Angola does not have any official training facilities or programs for traditional medicine.