1. Investigate the use of moxibustion therapy as an adjunctive treatment of tuberculosis, including drug resistant tuberculosis, particularly in resource-poor environments in the twenty first century.
2014 - 2017
1 a) Complete Makerere University Phase II RCT "AStudy of the Efficacy of Adjunctive Moxibustion in the Treatment of Tuberculosis and publish paper.
b) Take RCT data to Governments and NGOs that are working with Community Health Workers in accompaniment model. Use RCT data and existing case studies of CHWs using moxibustion therapy to illustrate efficacy.
2 Set up or facilitate further pilot programs or studies investigating the efficacy of adjunctive moxibustion in the treatment of Multi Drug-Resistant and Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
3 Continue to support CHW project in South Africa.
4Develop the basic concept of 'field medicine'.
5 Establish Moxafrica-Japan office.
6 Facilitate intenational collaborations between TB and immunotherapy researchers to look further at moxa therapy.
7 Secure funding.
8 Foster small scale sustainable micro industries for moxa growing, refining, delivering, treating.
2018 - 2023