Rotary Club Muyenga Praised David Ssenfuka's Herbal Research; Advised To Cooperate With Government To Bankroll Clinical Trials For His Cancer And Diabetes.
BY PRESSUG PUBLICATION
KAMPALA-UGAND|PRESSUG PUBLICATION|The Rotary Club of Muyenga has recognized the efforts made by David Ssenfuka, the brain innovator of Uganda’s cancer and diabetes curing herbal remedy who's also the proprietor of Leonia-NNN-Medical Research and Diagnostic Center Limited.
In a meeting, Rotarians of the Muyenga Club, Dr. Ssenfuka noted that the first stage of testing this drug is complete and the next step is to go back to the MoH so that it organizes a protocol that goes to the Science Technology Innovation and Office of the President where the budget for funding development of such projects is.
While giving his remarks, David Ssenfuka highlighted that their advancement is currently hindered by a lack of resources and other challenges.
However, he was grateful that Muyenga Rotary Club and the Ministry of Health are willing to work hand in hand with him to see that his drug is funded.
Ssenfuka further noted that with the funding, patients will easily access the drug considering that it will be in the hands of custodians.
The director for research and natural chemotherapeutics in the Ministry of Health Dr. Grace Nambatya Kyeyune who's also a member of Rotary club muyenga has advised David Ssenfuka a researcher in herbal medicine to cooperate with the ministry in fostering his drug to cure cancer and diabetes to another since it passed the first stage.
"He tasked my team to do due diligence on what it can do in small animals. It is true we found that it had some positive impact regarding regeneration of bitter cells. It took us about 12 months and the report was so good,” Dr. Nambatya told the Rotary member's.
Dr. Nambatya said that the MoH is aware of Ssenfuka's research and that what is required at this level is for him to work closely with the ministry to see how to advance the drug to another level.
"The first stage of testing Ssenfuka's drug was done long time ago meanwhile Mr. Ssenfuka says that currently the advancement is hindered by a lack of resources" Said Nambatya.
She however expound on a clinical trial template is being finalized under Mulago hospital which will come to help test medicines like what is being talked of by Ssenfuka. If it is cancer medicine, the Uganda Cancer Institute will be part of it.
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