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WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy: 2002-2005
(2002; 70 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentAcronyms, abbreviations and WHO Regions
Open this folder and view contentsKey points: WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2002 - 2005
Open this folder and view contentsChapter One: Global review
Open this folder and view contentsChapter Two: Challenges
Open this folder and view contentsChapter Three: The current role of WHO
Open this folder and view contentsChapter Four: International and national resources for traditional medicine
Open this folder and view contentsChapter Five: Strategy and plan of action 2002 - 2005
View the documentAnnex One: List of WHO Collaborating Centres for Traditional Medicine
Open this folder and view contentsAnnex Two: Selected WHO publications and documents on traditional medicine
View the documentReferences
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Acronyms, abbreviations and WHO Regions

AFRO

WHO Regional Office for Africa (see below for Member States covered)

AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AM

allopathic medicine

AMRO/PAHO

WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization (see below for Member States covered)

CAM

complementary and alternative medicine

CDS

Communicable Diseases Cluster

DGO

Director-General's Office

EGB

External Relations and Governing Bodies Cluster

EGB/ECP

External Relations and Governing Bodies Cluster/Department of External Cooperation and Partnerships

EIP

Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster

EIP/OSD

Evidence and Information for Policy Cluster/Department of Organization of Health Services Delivery

EMEA

European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products

EMRO

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (see below for Member States covered)

EURO

WHO Regional Office for Europe (see below for Member States covered)

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FCH

Family and Community Health Cluster

FCH/RHR

Family and Community Health Cluster/Department of Reproductive Health and Research

FCH/WMH

Family and Community Health Cluster/Department of Women's Health

GMG

General Management Cluster

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

HTP

Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals Cluster

NCCAM

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (USA)

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NMH

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster

NMH/CCH

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster/Department of Health Care

NMH/MNC

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster/Department of Management of Noncommunicable Diseases

NMH/MSD

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster/Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence

RHR/TSC

Department of Reproductive Health and Research/Technical Support to Countries (part of Family and Community Health Cluster)

SDE/HSD

Sustainable Development and Healthy Environments Cluster/Department of Health in Sustainable Development

SEARO

WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia (see below for Member States covered)

TCM

traditional Chinese medicine

TM

traditional medicine

UN

United Nations

UNAIDS

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

WKC

WHO Centre for Health Development (Kobe, Japan)

WHO

World Health Organization

WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization

WPRO

WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific (see below for Member States covered)

WSMI

World Self-Medication Industry

WHO African Member States are: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

WHO Americas Member States are: Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela.

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Member States are: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

WHO European Member States are: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia.

WHO South-East Asian Member States are: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand.

WHO Western Pacific Member States are: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Japan, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.

 

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