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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-117 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor M.S. Baghel
 




Institution:
  Institute for Post GraduateTeaching & Research in Ayurveda
  Gujarat Ayurved University
Address:
  Guru Govind Hospital Road, Opp. GG Hospital
  361008
  Gujarat
Town:
  Jamnagar
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  +91-288-2552014
Fax:
  +91-288-2676856
Date of Designation:
  05/Apr/2013
Last Redesignation:
  05/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  05/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. (i) To contribute to WHO efforts in the standardization of traditional medicine (Ayurveda). 
  2. (ii) To work with WHO in developing and disseminating reference documents for promoting rational and safe use of traditional medicine (Ayurveda). 
  3. (iii) To provide training opportunities on Ayurveda and promote information exchange. 
  4. (iv) To evolve strategies and interventions for improving communication between traditional medicine practitioners and modern medical professionals. 
  5. (v) To work with WHO for developing capacities in safety monitoring of traditional medicines. 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Human resources for health (excluding Nursing) 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Research 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.3 - Coordination of the various mechanisms (including donor assistance) that provide support to Member States in their efforts to achieve national targets for health-system development and global health goals improved.
  Ower: 10.5 - Better knowledge and evidence for health decision-making assured through consolidation and publication of existing evidence, facilitation of knowledge generation in priority areas, and global leadership in health research policy and coordination, including with regard to ethical conduct.
  Ower: 10.13 - Evidence based norms, standards and measurement tools developed to support member states to quantify and decrease the level of unsafe health care provided.
Responsible Officer:
  ISLAM Quazi Monirul
Phone:
  +264 61 255121
Email:
  islamm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ZHANG Qi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork