Research Guidelines for Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Herbal Medicines
(1993; 94 pages)
Table of Contents
View the documentFOREWORD
Close this folder1. INTRODUCTION
View the documentBACKGROUND
View the documentGOALS
View the documentOBJECTIVES
View the documentDEFINITION OF TERMS
Open this folder and view contents2. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN HERBAL MEDICINE RESEARCH
Open this folder and view contents3. RESEARCH STUDIES
Open this folder and view contents4. USING THE GUIDELINES
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View the documentNOTES
View the documentBIBLIOGRAPHY
View the documentSELECTED WHO PUBLICATIONS OF RELATED INTEREST
 

OBJECTIVES

• To ensure the safety and efficacy of herbal medicines used in the health care systems of countries within the Region and elsewhere in the world.

• To provide research criteria for evaluating the safety and efficacy of herbal medicines and to propose a basis for the Member States to develop their own research guidelines for the study of herbal medicines.

• To facilitate the exchange of research experience and other information so that a body of reliable data for the validation of herbal medicines can be accumulated.

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