Nambatya recognised for promoting herbal medicine

 Dr Grace Nambatya.  PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • For about 20 years, Dr Nambatya has taught communities about the importance of traditional and indigenous medicine. She was also the main brain behind the Indigenous and Complementary Medicine Bill of 2015, which was recently accented to by President Museveni.  

Dr Grace Nambatya, the director of research at the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Laboratory based in Kampala, has won the first prize in the 2021 National Cultural Heritage Awards for her relentless efforts to change perceptions on the use of herbal medicine.

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