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
Close this folderChapter One: Global review
View the document1.1 What is traditional medicine? Towards a working definition
View the document1.2 Broad use and appeal
View the document1.3 Expenditure
View the document1.4 Accounting for use and increasing interest
View the document1.5 Responding to the popularity of TM/CAM
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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Chapter One: Global review

Traditional medicine (TM) and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) are attracting more and more attention within the context of health care provision and health sector reform. Many factors are contributing to widespread use of TM/CAM. But some important issues must be addressed if their potential is to be developed successfully.

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