Traditional medicine is recognized as an additional method of providing medical care to the population

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a resolution on measures to streamline the sphere of traditional medicine in the Republic of Uzbekistan on 12 October.

Traditional medicine is recognized as an additional method of providing medical care to the population, the resolution said.

Licensing of services for the provision of traditional medicine methods is carried out in the manner prescribed for the licensing of medical activities (with the exception of the requirements regarding the availability of medical education).

Persons, providing medical services using traditional medicine method,s are responsible for consequences of their activities to the extent prescribed for health workers in accordance with the law.

The requirements for provision of medical care are also extended to individuals engaged in the provision of medical services using traditional medicine methods.

The Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan is an authorized body that determines the requirements for engaging in medical activities using traditional medicine methods, as well as procedure and scope for providing medical care using traditional medicine methods.

The head of Uzbekistan approved the Program of priority measures for development of traditional medicine in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

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