Oyewale Oyelola, Nigeria
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has promised to support and provide funds for clinical trial of Madagascar herbal cure for COVID-19 known as COVID Organics.
Madagascan President, Andry Rajoelina disclosed this on Wednesday after holding a virtual meeting with the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros Ghebreyesus over COVID Organics.
Rajoelina in post on microbloging site Twitter, said the United Nations specialised agency on global health expressed its support for the clinical observation of the ‘tonic’ touted as cure for coronavirus.
He said, “Successful exchange with Tedros Ghebreyesus who commends Madagascar’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19 and congratulates us for the discovery of COVID Organics.
“WHO will sign a confidentiality clause on its formulation and will support the clinical observations process in Africa.”
The Malagasy President said the meeting followed the invitation by WHO to register the drug for clinical trials, adding that his country would prove the effectiveness of the COVID Organics.
FactualTimes Correspondent gathered that the country sent consignments of the herbal drug made from Artemisia annua to African nations.