Prophetic Healing in addition to Deliverance Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya
Prophetic Healing in addition to Deliverance (PHD) Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya yesterday said he was ready to work with the Ministry of Health in addition to Child Care who will conduct clinical trials on his Aguma herb following several engagements last week.
Prophet Magaya, who said he was happy Government had given him a chance, also said the Ministry of Health in addition to Child Care could look into the report findings by an Indian company which conducted initial research on the herb.
“According to what the ministry has assured us, we are going to run very intense trials until they have come up which has a position on the plant,” he said.
This specific announcement follows a joint Press conference by the Ministry of Health in addition to Child Care in addition to Prophet Magaya in Harare last Thursday.
At the Press conference, Minister of Health in addition to Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo said relevant local bodies could conduct clinical trials to test the efficacy of Aguma Onco, a herbal supplement which Prophet Magaya discovered in addition to based his claims on.
The clinical trials will be funded by Prophet Magaya in addition to both his team in addition to several independent bodies in addition to Government will conduct them for transparency, while a timeline for Discharge of findings was not given.
Dr Moyo said any some other person willing to have clinical trials in future could also fund them.
Dr Moyo said when he returned by Kazakhstan where he was attending a WHO meeting on primary health care, he engaged Prophet Magaya, the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ), the Secretary for Health in addition to the National Institute of Health Research.
“We had a very Great meeting in addition to were very open with each some other with Prophet Magaya. At the end of the day, he apologised for having gone a bit too fast in addition to had not realised his popularity in addition to the impact of his message to the general population of Zimbabwe.
“Normally you have some other prophets who are of a modest calibre, who will talk to a modest congregation in addition to there will be no distortions to what they say.
“He might have been under some form of pressure, yet naturally he will be today back from the fold,” Dr Moyo said.
He said they could ensure transparency.
“Prophet Magaya’s people will be part of the team. Everyone will be checking each some other doing sure that will we do not come out with any falsification of results. We are an authority, a ministry, we are genuine in addition to will make sure that will whatever we do will be in line with laid-down laws.
“We will ensure the ministry in addition to himself will carry out This specific clinical trial,” explained Dr Moyo.
He said the item was not the Ministry of Health in addition to Child Care’s responsibility to thwart anyone’s ideas in addition to discoveries.
“We want discoveries in Zimbabwe. We have been using herbal concoctions by some other countries. They come here in addition to we accept them. We have so many of them coming by outside Zimbabwe, yet they are not going through rigorous processes.
“yet with This specific particular one because the item started out as a controversial product the item will be in everyone’s interest that will the item goes through a through testing process, a rigorous in addition to scientific process doing sure that will at the end of the day we can say the item was relevant or not,” he added.
He said Prophet Magaya’s popularity in addition to the speed with which the “breakthrough” was announced might have causes some unease in medical cirxles.
“However, he today appreciates that will there are regulations to be followed which will be very Great,” said Dr Moyo.
He emphasised that will people should continue taking their ARV medications.
He also said brand-new discoveries should got though scientific processes