Amidst the lecturer’s strike that is ongoing, Kenyatta University continues to make moves. This is after the institution secured funding for the establishment of the first reference center for herbal medicine in the country.

They received KSh 69M infrastructure grant from the national research fund.

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The institution’s Vice Chancellor Paul Wainaina said that the establishment will ensure quality production and use of herbal medicine.

The country has been facing lots of challenges in efforts to promote herbal medicine.

It will help through development and utilization of an interface between indigenous knowledge and modern science, technology and innovations.

“Home grown innovations will be promoted’’, he added.