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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 Kalpana Patel
 




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/2017
Expiry:
  05/Apr/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. (i) To support WHO’s effort in strengthening research capacity for traditional medicines. 
  2. (ii) To work with WHO in developing and strengthening capacity for monitoring safety of traditional medicine. 
  3. (iii) To provide technical support to WHO in the development of WHO publication ‘Benchmarks for Practice in Ayurveda’ and Panchkarma. 
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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:
  4.2.1 - Equitable integrated, people-centred service delivery systems in place in countries and public health approaches strengthened
  4.3.1 - Countries enabled to develop or update, implement, monitor and evaluate national policies on better access to medicines and other health technologies; and to strengthen their evidence-based selection and rational use
  4.3.3 - Improved quality and safety of medicines and other health technologies through norms, standards and guidelines, strengthening of regulatory systems, and prequalification
Responsible Officer:
  KIM Sungchol
Phone:
  +911143040630
Email:
  kims@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  ZHANG Qi
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork