Since their call emerged in 1990, Paxherbals has come a long way. It is important to follow how this call transformed into key visions, values and objectives for the organization. Paxherbals’ Learning Focus is the Integral Healing of Self and Society.
Paxherbals uses traditional medicine. “We believe that effective treatment requires you to first know the family background of the patient and their day-to-day environment. When they come into the clinic, patients are asked about what they do, how many children they have, and who they live with.
This differs from the orthodox approach to medical treatment which focuses solely on identifying symptoms and delivering diagnoses.”(Adodo, 2015).
Proceed to answer: Where do you stand in this vision? We have now analysed how Pax’s call translated into values and visions. What do you think of them? Do some of these collide with your own interest? Now we move forward to the shadows we might find inside the organization. Can you think about some issues that can be found within Pax?
The first branch, Pax Laboratories, which is further split into different areas: Quality control, diagnostics (diagnostics
for common ailments), formulation of drugs and products, and the herbarium area which is dedicated to plant analysis and storage
At Paxherbals, we are always
growing something. This ensures that we have raw materials for our products and our research work. The herb cultivation is a crucial element inside Paxherbals and also serves different processes.
Our intercropping garden gives the needed support for some of our medicinal plants that are vulnerable to certain conditions peculiar to the region. Our research team also uses these gardens for research purposes.
Our farms are hectares of land
scattered across the regions from which operate. They do not only grow medicinal plants but also select food crops like papaya.
Paxherbals also works in the SIWES PROGRAM. This program afford students from over 30 Nigerian universities a training environment that gives them access to modern industrial scientific resources many of which are new to the students.
Through our crop of specialized
nurseries, we are able to propagate, sustain and manage some delicate plants that are not readily available ornon-perennial.
Visit St Benedict Monastery of Ewu. “When I came to the St Benedict Monastery of Ewu, Edo State, in 1987, it was the peace and tranquility of the natural environment that really struck me. “(Adodo, 2015).
Work and Pray
As a people bound together by common service, we understand the role of faith in our lives and work. We pray together and along side each other as we work to provide the service of healing our world. Our work force is predominantly Christian and Muslim