Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine
Director / Head:
Professor Baoyan Liu
Ms Zijun Zhang
Institute of Clinical Research & Information, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
16, Nanxiaojie, Dongzhimennei Street
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To support development and implementation of WHO global strategy for traditional medicine and regional strategy for traditional medicine in the Western Pacific Region(2011-2020)
- To develop appropriate methodology for clinical research on evaluating the safety and efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
- To serve as a reference library for literature on Traditional Chinese Medicine and to set up a database of traditional medicine in order to promote information exchange.
- To strengthen human resources on traditional medicine
- Traditional medicine
Types of activity:
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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Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
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