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Ref.No. [Initiator]
IND-118 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre in Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Doctor Ishwar V. Basavaraddi
 




Institution:
  Department of Yoga Therapy & Training
  Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga
Address:
  68 Ashok Road
  110001
  Delhi Capital Territory
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  +91-11-23711657
Fax:
  +91-11-23351868
Web Site:
  www.yogamdniy.nic.in
Date of Designation:
  05/Apr/2013
Last Redesignation:
  05/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  05/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. To serve as Yoga resource centre for information exchange on Yoga within the country and for other countries. 
  2. To assist and work with WHO in developing standards for promoting rational use of Yoga. 
  3. To develop educational and practice materials for advocating evidence-based use of Yoga. 
  4. To conduct customized training programs for national and international health professionals and WHO fellows about the utility of Yoga in health promotion. 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
  2. Health promotion & education 
  3. Health systems research & development 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Development and application of appropriate technology 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  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: 10.6 - National health research for development of health systems strengthened in the context of regional and international research and engagement of civil society.
  Ower: 10.7 - Knowledge management and eHealth policies and strategies developed and implemented in order to strengthen health systems.
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