Regional Strategy for Traditional Medicine in the Western Pacific
WPRO Nonserial Publication
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
ISBN-13    9789290610113 ISBN-10    9290610115
Order Number    15200078
Price    CHF    10.00 / US$    12.00 Developing countries:    CHF    7.00
English     2002        46   pages
Summary
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.

This regional strategy is designed to ensure that traditional medicine in the Western Pacific Region is developed and use appropriately, contributes to building healthy populations and communities and combats ill health. It also identifies the partners who can work together to ensure the use of cost-effective traditional medicine for the benefit of the people of the Region.