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Jacques MABIT

Jacques Mabit

Founder and Executive President of the Takiwasi Center

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

French doctor specialized in tropical and natural medecine, he managed health project in several Southern countries and discovered traditional medecine. In 1986, he began a research project in the Peruvian Amazone on ancient knowledges. He founded TAKIWASI, rehabilitation centre for drug addicts and traditional medecine research.

ACHIEVEMENT / What is the project, initiative, startup, company you will be presenting at the LHFORUM all about ?

The main objective of the Takiwasi centre is to treat drug addicts using a therapeutic alternative – efficient, low cost and reproducible – inspired by traditional medecine and supported by scientific knowledges.
From this experience, Takiwasi produces activities of diffusion, research and formation in the field of addictions and mental health . Takiwasi is committed in the preservation and promotion of traditional medecine resources both in human and ecological terms.

LOCATION / In which part of the world do you conduct your activities ?

Tarapoto, Peruvian Upper-Amazon.

IMPACT / What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental impact of the activity, initiative, startup, company?

Tarapoto, Peruvian Upper-Amazon.

QUOTE / A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

“Good builds the world”