About: The Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine (CSRPM)

About Us


Our Vision

  • To make herbal medicine a natural choice for all.


Our Mission

To gain the highest recognition for Research and Development of herbal products that meet the exacting needs of both patients and industry, through innovative scientific research and productive partnerships.


The Mandate of the center is to:
  • Conduct and promote scientific research relating to the improvement of plant medicine;
  • Ensure the purity of drugs extracted from plants;
  • Undertake or collaborate in the collation, publication and dissemination of results of research and other useful technical information;
  • Establish where necessary botanical gardens for medicinal plants.
  • Cooperate and liaise with the Ghana Psychic and Traditional Healers' Association, Research Institutions & Commercial organizations in any part of the world in matters of plant medicines.
  • Training of foreign students, herbalists and medical interns for KNUST


Management Team

This Committee is to assist the Centre to administer its funds and to help in the efficient running of its Administration.

  • Audit Reports Implementation Committee (Agric)
  • Research Committee
  • Budget and Finance Committee
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Plant Inspection
  • Disciplinary committee
  • House Committee
  • Editorial And Publications Committee
  • Board Of Survey
  • Appointment And Promotions Committee
  • Loans Disbursement Committee
  • Procurement Committee


Latest Updates

  • Change of Centre's Name

    By a new law (Act…) passed in December, 2012, the Centre’s name is no more “Centre for Scientific Research into Plant Medicine (CSRPM” but now “Centre for Plant Medicine Research (CPM).  Though the new law is operational, the Act indicates that earlier contracts properly signed under CSRPM are still valid. new2

  • Change in Centre’s Leadership and Structure
    2013: Change in Centre’s Leadership and Structure

    The Centre, by the new law, has a new structure and leadership.  The Centre is headed by an Executive Director in the person of Prof. Dominic Edoh who took over barely a year and half ago from the former Director Professor Okine.  The Centre will now have four directorates: Research, Clinical Services, Production and Services and Administration and Accounts. new2

  • Internship and natinal service

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