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How the local production of traditional drugs can be improved?
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CALL FOR COMMUNICATION

You are pharmacist or doctor and living in a developing country. If 
you have knowledge regarding traditional drugs and/or took part in 
the manufacture of preparations with medicinal plants, we would like 
to invite you to share your experience in this domain at the Interna-
tional Pharmaceutical Days at Paris the 12th of November 2002.

There are various ways to use of traditional plant based-drugs: infu-
sion, dye, syrup, capsule, tablet, etc. To obtain them, knowledge of 
the plant is required; check its activity (traditional use, toxicity 
testing, animal testing, controlled clinical tests) to its "galénic" 
preparation and its dispensation.

Please send us a summary of about 20 lines (more or less 500 words), 
detail particularly: 
- the part of the plant used
- the "galénic" form used (infusion, dye, syrup, capsule, tablet,
  etc.) 
- the tests performed (traditional use, toxicity testing, animal
  testing, controlled clinical tests) 
- benefit and interest in developing this preparation and enlarge the
  use of the drug in the present context 
- law which can improve the development of these drugs.

Please send us your summary before the 31st of August 2002 at:

Réseau Médicaments et Développement
35 rue Daviel
75 013 Paris, France
Tel: +33-1-5380-2020
Fax: +33-1-5380-2021
mailto:remed@remed.org

Thank you for transmitting this call to any person concerned.

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Carinne Bruneton 
Réseau Médicaments et Développement
mailto:remed.75013@wanadoo.fr
mailto:remed@remed.org 
http://www.remed.org

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