Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine
Director / Head:
Prof. Bing ZHU
Institute of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
No. 16 Nanxiaojie
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To provide training opportunity on acupuncture
- To conduct clinical research of acupuncture
- To carry out ad hoc assignments by WHO
- Traditional medicine
Types of activity:
- Information dissemination
- Provision of reference substances and other services
WHO organization wide expected result:
10.1 - Management and organization of integrated, population-based health-service delivery through public and nonpublic providers and networks improved, reflecting the primary health care strategy, scaling up coverage, equity, quality and safety of personal and population-based health services, and enhancing health outcomes.
10.2 - National capacities for governance and leadership improved through evidence-based policy dialogue, institutional capacity-building for policy analysis and development, strategy-based health system performance assessment, greater transparency and accountability for performance, and more effective intersectoral collaboration.
11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
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