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ITA-73 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Umberto SOLIMENE
 




Institution:
  Centre of Research in Medical Bioclimatology, Biotechnologies & Natural Medicine
  State University of Milan
Address:
  Via Cicognara, 7
  I-20129
  Lombardy
Town:
  Milan
Country:
  ITALY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (39-02) 5031 8456-8
Fax:
  (39-02) 5031 8461
Date of Designation:
  11/Jul/1997
Last Redesignation:
  27/Apr/2013
Expiry:
  27/Apr/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To provide training opportunities on Traditional & Complementary Medicine (T&CM). 
  2. 2. To promote and advocate for the proper use of T&CM by providers and consumers. 
  3. 3. To build a network of key partners and donors to support WHO T&CM activities. 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Evaluation  
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.1 - Formulation and monitoring of comprehensive national policies on access, quality and use of essential medical products and technologies advocated and supported.
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
 
Responsible Officer:
  ZHANG Qi
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 98
Email:
  pedersenh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork