Guidelines for the Appropriate use of Herbal Medicines
(1998; 88 pages)
Table of Contents
View the documentForeword
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Close this folder2. Goals and objectives of the guidelines
View the document2.1 Goals
View the document2.2 Objectives
View the document3. Definitions
Open this folder and view contents4. National policy development
Open this folder and view contents5. Development of a national programme on herbal medicines
Open this folder and view contents6. Regulation of practitioners
Open this folder and view contents7. Regulation of the manufacture and distribution of medicinal herbal products
Open this folder and view contents8. Regulation of herbal medicines
View the document9. Use of the guidelines
View the documentAnnex 1: Report of the meeting of the working group on herbal medicines
View the documentAnnex 2: List of temporary advisers, consultants, observers and secretariat
View the documentAnnex 3: Agenda
View the documentAnnex 4: Opening Speech of Dr S.T. Han, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Region Working Group on Herbal Medicines, 8 December 1997, Manila, Philippines
View the documentAnnex 5: Closing Remarks of Dr S.T. Han, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Working Group on Herbal Medicines, 12 December 1997, Manila, Philippines
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2.2 Objectives

• To provide basic principles and applicable standards for interested countries and areas in the Region to develop a national policy and programmes on herbal medicines;

• to guide interested countries and areas in the Region to develop measures for promoting the appropriate use of herbal medicines, appropriate to their own situations;

• to facilitate information exchange on the appropriate use of herbal medicines among policy-makers, researchers and drug administrators; and

• to ensure the safe and effective use of herbal medicines by practitioners and consumers.

 

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