Guidelines on Developing Consumer Information on Proper Use of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentForeword
View the documentPreface
View the documentGlossary
Open this folder and view contents1. General Considerations
Open this folder and view contents2. Development of Consumer Information
Open this folder and view contents3. General Principles and Activities for Ensuring Reliable TM/CAM Information
Open this folder and view contents4. Topics to Consider when Developing Consumer Information Promoting Proper Use of TM/CAM
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Close this folderAnnexes
View the documentAnnex I. Leaflets Promoting Proper Use of TM/CAM Published by the Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR, China
View the documentAnnex II. Things to Know about Evaluating Medical Resources on the Internet*
View the documentAnnex III Medical Products on the Internet: A Guide to Finding Reliable Information
View the documentAnnex IV Licence Symbol, Swissmedic1
View the documentAnnex V. Selected WHO Publications and Documents on Traditional Medicine
View the documentAnnex VI. List of Participants
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Annex V. Selected WHO Publications and Documents on Traditional Medicine

Publications and documents listed below are available in English. The following abbreviations are used to indicate the availability of language editions: Ar: Arabic; C: Chinese; F: French; R: Russian; S: Spanish. * Respective language version in preparation.

National policy and monitoring

WHO Traditional Medicines Strategy: 2002-2005. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002 (document reference WHO/EDM/TRM/2002.1) (Ar/C/F/S/R).

Traditional Medicine - Growing Needs and Potential. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002 (document reference WHO/TRM/2002.4) (Ar/C/F/S/R).

Legal Status of Traditional medicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine: a Worldwide Review. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001 (document reference WHO/EDM/TRM/2001.2) (F*/R/S*).

Report of the Inter-regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001 (document reference WHO/EDM/TRM/2001.1).

Regulatory Situation of Herbal Medicines: a Worldwide Review. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1998 (document reference WHO/TM/98.1) (F/S).

Traditional Practitioners as Primary Health Care Workers. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1995 (document reference WHO/SHS/DHS/TM/95.6).

Quality, safety and efficacy Medicinal plants

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants. Vol. 3. Geneva, World Health Organization, in preparation.

WHO Guidelines on Safety Monitoring and Pharmacovigilance of Herbal Medicines. Geneva, World Health Organization, in preparation.

WHO guidelines on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for medicinal plants. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003 (Ar*/C*/F*/R*/S*).

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants. Vol. 2. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants. Vol. 1. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999.

Basic Tests for Drugs: Pharmaceutical Substances, Medicinal Plant Materials and Dosage Forms. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1998 (F/S).

Quality Control Methods for Medicinal Plant Materials. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1998.

Good Manufacturing Practices: Supplementary Guidelines for the Manufacture of Herbal Medicinal Products. Annex 8 of WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations. Thirty-fourth Report. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1996 (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 863) (F/S). (This supplementary guideline is also included in Quality Assurance of Pharmaceuticals: A compendium of guidelines and related materials, Vol. 2: Good manufacturing practices and inspection. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (F).)

Guidelines for the Assessment of Herbal Medicines. Annex 11 of WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations. Thirty-fourth Report. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1996 (WHO Technical Report Series, No. 863) (F/S). (This guideline is also included in Quality Assurance of Pharmaceuticals: A compendium of guidelines and related materials, Vol. 1. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1997 (F).)

Research

Report of the Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 December 2000. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2001 (document reference WHO/EDM/TRM/2001.1).

General Guidelines for Methodologies on Research and Evaluation of Traditional Medicine. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000 (document reference WHO/EDM/TRM/2000.1) (F/S/R).

Clinical Evaluation of Traditional Medicines and Natural Products. Report of a WHO Consultation on Traditional Medicine and AIDS, Geneva, 26-28 September 1990. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1990 (document reference WHO/TM/GPA/90.2).

Rational use

Acupuncture nomenclature

A Proposed Standard International Acupuncture Nomenclature: Report of a WHO Scientific Group. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1991.

Report of the Working Group on Auricular Acupuncture Nomenclature. Lyon, France, 28-30 November 1990. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1991 (document reference WHO/TM/91.2).

Conservation of medicinal plants

WHO/IUCN/WWF Guidelines on the Conservation of Medicinal Plants. Gland, Switzerland, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 1993 (F/S).

Training and good practice

Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002.

Guidelines on Basic Training and Safety in Acupuncture. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (document reference WHO/EDM/TM/99.1) (F/S).

Guidelines for Training Traditional Health Practitioners in Primary Health Care. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1995 (document reference WHO/SHS/DHS/TM/95.5).

Prospects for Involving Traditional Health Practitioners. Report of the Consultation on AIDS and Traditional Medicine, Francistown, Botswana, 23-27 July 1990. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1990 (document reference WHO/TM/GPA/90.1) (F).

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