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Ref.No. [Initiator]
JPN-46 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Hiroshi Odaguchi
 




Institution:
  Oriental Medicine Research Centre (OMRC)
  Kitasato University
Address:
  5-9-1, Shirokane, Minato-ku
  108-8642
 
Town:
  Tokyo
Country:
  JAPAN
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (81-3) 3444 6161 (Ext. 2500)
Fax:
  (81-3) 34458448
Date of Designation:
  11/Feb/1986
Last Redesignation:
  12/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  12/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To assist WHO in ensuring quality and patient safety relating to acupuncture and dispensing of herbal medicine as to achieving Universal Health Coverage. 
  2. To assist WHO in making a standardized model for clinical practice in traditional medicine. 
  3. To support the implementation of traditional medicine strategies in strengthening evidence base and knowledge management of clinical research of acupuncture and herbal medicines. 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
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WHO Outputs:
  4.2.1 - Policy options, tools and technical support to countries for equitable people-centred integrated service delivery and strengthening of public health approaches
  4.2.2 - Countries enabled to plan and implement strategies that are in line with WHO’s global strategy on human resources for health and the WHO Global Code of Practice on the International Recruitment of Health Personnel
  4.2.3 - Guidelines, tools and technical support to countries for improved patient safety and quality of services, and for patient empowerment
Responsible Officer:
  PARK Yu Lee
Phone:
 
Email:
  parkyl@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