Gambian president to open herbal AIDS-cure hospital, amid strong criticism from Western medical authorities


Gambia is a small country in West Africa, with a population of about 1.7 million. Fortunately, Gambia has not been hit as hard by HIV/AIDS as other African countries, and only about 2% of its inhabitants are infected. Under its current president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambia has seen important public health progress, and now, Jammeh has proposed something that has managed to anger all Western medical experts: that AIDS can potentially be cured through natural herbal remedies.

Real cure or false hope?

In Banul, Gambia’s capital, Fatuma and her 3 year old son Suleiman are both receiving a herbal concoction that has been hailed as an AIDS cure. “It’s amazing. Two weeks ago, I was very ill, weak and couldn’t eat without vomiting”, she said.

Fatuma and Suleiman are not the only ones to see improvement thanks to the mysterious herbal cure. 54 year old Ousman Sow said he has been HIV positive for over 15 years, and had barely been surviving on anti-retroviral drugs until he was introduced to Jammeh’s AIDS cure program. Within a month, Ousman gained 30 pounds and started feeling much better.

“I am cured at this moment. As I stand before you I can honestly tell you I have ceased to have any HIV symptoms”, he said. CNN reports that multiple patients gave similar stories, but president Jammeh himself refused to talk to the press.

Western health officials dismiss herbal AIDS treatments

In spite of the numerous testimonies, Western health authorities claim that Jammeh’s cure is nothing more than a dangerous hoax. While the World Health Organisation and the United Nations have criticized the herbal cure for bringing false hope to the sick, and have expressed concern that Gambian people would be tempted to give up using anti-retrovirals, Gambian Health Minister Tamsim Mbowe fully supports the concoction.

According to CNN, Tamsim Mbowe is a certified physician with multiple medical degrees. When asked what he would say to skeptics, Mbowe replied, “as a Western medical trained doctor with 13 years experience meeting different professors, I’ve seen His Excellency, my leader, coming up with herbal medications that are able to treat and cure patients with HIV-virus, which have been proven within all medical and laboratory parameters.”

Jammeh’s cure is not the first herbal medicine to be rejected by the West

IMOD is a herbal medicine developed by Russian and Iranian scientists, which is said to stop the spread of AIDS by strengthening immunity. The drug has already been approved by the Iranian Ministry of Health. International health authorities, however, claim the medicine is ineffective.

President Jammeh wants to distribute the cure to all Gambian hospitals, after announcing that the seventh group of successfully cured AIDS patients has been discharged. Although the cure was requested by Western authorities for testing, Jammeh refuses to release the recipe, and nothing else is known about it other than it is based on herbs and spices.

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Featured image: Shiekh Professor Alhaji Dr. Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, President of the Republic of The Gambia to visit the Republic of China (Taiwan). June 26, 2012. Author: rocmofa

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  1. Well111 All I can say is that all I’ve read about an alternative approach as it was used a lot earlier than our traditional medication. Back in the late 1700’s antibiotics were first used. Today our society has more ailments and diseases than ever before. I don’t trust governments at all in their decisions about what is right and what is wrong. Look at Australia, they got rid of flouride in their drinking water. Alternative medical practitioners all over the place are making a come-back. In Canada they are covered by OHIP, our medical plan. Our medication has weakened our immune system to the point that we have almost no protection left. I won’t take antibiotics at all unless it is matter of life or death. I have used some, and still do, alternative medical treatments and I’m doing fine.
    To be honest with you; you can make a lot more money with man-made medicines than you can with alternative remedies. Besides, alternative medicines are basically free. It grows all around you. Why do you think that governments all over this planet are worried about the damage to the South American rail forests, not to mention all the other rain forests around the world. Look at China, Japan, India and a lot of other countries around the world. Chinese medicine goes back to the yellow emperor 5000 years ago. How many chinese people are living today?
    Just look into the alternative approach, ask questions about and decide for yourself.

    Good luck
    Graham Miles

  2. Western medicines only benefits the pharmaceutical companies that make them. Why anyone would think taking a cocktail of synthetic toxins is more efficient than the herbs providedby our Mother Earth is beyond me. There is a cure for cancer it’s called nutritional therapy and introvenus vitamin c they just don’t want the masses to know.

  3. Why Why Why am I not surprised that there is Outrage from the West, Now that the Gambians are turning there backs on the useless and expensive H.I.V. TREATMENTS from them In favour of Herbal Medicine.
    President Jammeh should be applauded for taking this stance.After all nothing ventured nothing gained.Only time will tell. And if in time the Gambian people show a more marked improvement in health as a result of taking the Herbal Remedy,Then perhaps More and More African Nations will follow suit and close the DOOR to the West.

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