List of WHO publications: Traditional medicine
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Title
Year
2019 Order Number    11500949 ISBN-13
 9789241515436
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
This report is structured in five parts: national framework for traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM); product regulation; practices and practitioners; the challenges faced by countries; and, finally, the country profiles. .../...
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Author WPRO
Year
2009 Order Number    15200124 ISBN-13
 9789290612490
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
Traditional medicine, including the knowledge, skills and practices of holistic health care, exists in all cultures. It is based on indigenous theories, beliefs and experiences, and is widely accepted for its role in health maintenance and the treatment of disease. .../...
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2008 Order Number    15200114 ISBN-13
 9789290613831
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
Acupuncture has been practised for more than 2500 years in the Western Pacific region and has become a global therapeutic method in recent decades. .../...
Title
Year
2005 Order Number    15200083 ISBN-13
 9789290611998
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
These guidelines focus on good practices in traditional medicine (TM) education and quality assurance. They are organized in two parts. .../...
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2002 Order Number    15200078 ISBN-13
 9789290610113
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
English
Developing standards and regulations for training in and practice of traditional medicine, broadening research so that it encompasses its holistic nature, maximizing the economic potential of traditional medicine, and developing policies and programmes to ensure that traditional medicine benefits the people who need it are formidable challenges facing traditional medicine. .../...
Title
Author Chaudhury, R.R., Rafei, U.M.
Year
2002 Order Number    15600039 ISBN-13
 9789290222248
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This unique book provides a comprehensive picture of the vivid kaleidoscope of traditional medicine in Asia presented by 34 eminent authors from 15 countries, belonging to the different systems like Ayurveda and Chinese Traditional Medicine. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    19300194 ISBN-13
 9789241597685
Price
CHF 14,00  / US$ 16,80 Developing countries    CHF 9,80
English
This document comprises guidelines on basic training and safety in acupuncture. The guidelines on basic training cover basic requirements for training non-physician acupuncturists and physicians wishing to use acupuncture in their clinical work and include a core syllabus. .../...
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1999 Order Number    11500460 ISBN-13
 9789241545174
Price
CHF 92,00  / US$ 110,40 Developing countries    CHF 92,00
English
A collection of 28 monographs covering the quality control and traditional and clinical uses of selected medicinal plants. Plants were selected for inclusion on the basis of their widespread use, particularly in countries that rely heavily on medicinal plants to meet primary health care needs. .../...
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1998 Order Number    15100019 ISBN-13
 9789290611196
Price
CHF 33,00  / US$ 39,60 Developing countries    CHF 23,10
English
Describes the information available, from both traditional medical texts and recent scientific studies, for 102 medicinal plants used in the South Pacific Islands. Plants from this part of the world represent an especially diverse flora and include several species currently undergoing scientific investigation. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    15100021 ISBN-13
 9789290611202
Price
CHF 42,00  / US$ 50,40 Developing countries    CHF 29,40
English
Presents concise monographs, accompanied by full-colour photographs, for the 150 plant species most commonly used for medicinal purposes in the Republic of Korea. .../...
Title
Year
1998 Order Number    15100023 ISBN-13
 9789290611240
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,20
English
Reports the findings and recommendations of a working group convened to prepare guidelines for the use of herbal medicines in Western Pacific countries. .../...
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1993 Order Number    15102001 ISBN-13
 9789290611059
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries    CHF 11,20
English
Meets the pressing need for a uniform, standardized nomenclature for acupuncture. Now in its second edition, the nomenclature has been extensively revised following a number of consultations with experts representing all the major traditions of acupuncture. The nomenclature covers the 361 classical acupuncture points organized according to the fourteen meridians. .../...
Title
Year
1993 Order Number    15200003 ISBN-13
 9789290611103
Price
CHF 7,50  / US$ 9,00 Developing countries    CHF 5,20
English
Sets out detailed guidelines for conducting scientific research on the safety and efficacy of herbal medicines. The guidelines, which reflect the consensus reached by 17 experts in pharmacology, biochemistry, and traditional medicine, respond to the need to assure the safety of widely-used herbal medicines while also facilitating the search for new pharmaceutical products. .../...
Title
Author Chaudhury, R.R.
Year
1992 Order Number    15600020 ISBN-13
 9789290221623
Price
CHF 8,00  / US$ 9,60 Developing countries    CHF 5,60
English
Examines the research issues and methodological problems that need to be resolved in order to exploit the therapeutic potential of medicinal plants and herbs. The opening chapters describe the potential uses of medicinal herbs in primary health care, set out criteria for the selection of plants for further research or immediate use, and compare the use of specific remedies in different countries. .../...
Title
Year
1992 Order Number    15100003 ISBN-13
 9789290611011
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Catalogues the 200 species of medicinal plants most commonly used in traditional Vietnamese medicine. .../...
Title
Year
1991 Order Number    11500356 ISBN-13
 9789241544177
Price
CHF 9,00  / US$ 10,80 Developing countries    CHF 6,30
English
THIS REPORT RECORDS THE CONSENSUS REACHED BY EXPERTS TO PROPOSE A STANDARDINTERNATIONAL NOMENCLATURE FOR ACUPUNCTURE TO HELP IN THE TACHING, RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE. AUDIENCE: ACUPUNCTURE PHYSICIANS, MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS SPECIALIZING IN ACUPUNCTURE.
Title
Year
1989 Order Number    15100002 ISBN-13
 9789290611028
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
Catalogues the 150 species of medicinal plants most commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine. .../...
Title
Author Bannerman, R.H., Burton, J., Ch'en, W.C.
Year
1983 Order Number    11500210 ISBN-13
 9789241541633
Price
CHF 38,00  / US$ 45,60 Developing countries    CHF 38,00
English
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