Rwanda: Traditional health practitioners banned in the upcoming exhibitions


Local and traditional health dealers will not appear in the ninth upcoming Exhibitions in Rwanda scheduled from 27 July up to 10 August 2016 in Gikondo.

The Statement revealed when some of the traditional medicine dealers have already paid rental fees and installment to participate and publicize their products.

Stephen Ruzibiza, the Chief Executive Officer of the Private Sector Federation (PSF) which is in charge of exhibitions arrangement said it was not their choice to ban traditional health practitioners.

“It is not our decision, actually exhibitions aimed at advertising while it is prohibited for medicine. That exactly the reason for their chase”.

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Ruzibiza added that those who have already paid rental fees are to be reimbursed and some have already got them.

“I really know, some of them have been reimbursed and if there are other who have not yet get theirs, better to come; no problem”.

 Traditional health practitioners have participated in the recent exhibitions in spite of the medicine rule.

The ninth Rwanda exhibitions will due tomorrow 27 July up to 10 August 2016 with total 419 exhibitors all around the world, 271 from Rwanda and 148 from Abroad.

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