The leadership Organization of Traditional medical practitioners(AGA) announced that they has taken decision for those who have said to be Traditional medical Practitioners and deceive the patients that they able to treat all illness including those who are not able to treat. Therefore this makes this career be misunderstood while it is legal medical profession.
Gafaranga Daniel , the leader of AGA said that there are people who entered in this organization for their own profit even though they are the professional but they are going to be removed in order to maintain this medical profession value.
Gafaranga Daniel, The leader of Traditional medical Practitioners in Rwanda said, “ We know that there are Traditional medical Practitioners exaggerate ,are people who don’t know to treat and they want to benefit from patients by cheating them that there are illness that they are able to treat like diabetes, cancer, and so on.They are not real medicine men. Us, an organization we are against that.”
Those who are aware of Organization of Traditional Medical Practitioners for this issue, saying that you belong in this organization while you are note, Gafaranga said, “ People like those are going to be dismissed ,this is the reason why we are planning to conduct a new census to know those who are allowed and give them cards so as to identify them from others
He continued by saying that, “In giving new cards, we will consider those who follow rules and regulations of MINISANTE. The first mistakes that we want to remove, is to mistreat people, the second is to fight against those who announced in broadcasting that they are experiences whereas they are not”.
Among those who will be sacking are those Traditional medical Practitioners from Abarangi after being seen that they don’t follow rules and regulations of MINISANTE as it is explained by Gafaranga Daniel.
Dismissing some of AGA members that don’t follow regulations will start on 15 September 2017, thereafter, there will be using law which control Traditional Medicine in Rwanda in bide to punish those that will continue to treat people illegally