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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 Toshihiko Hanawa
 




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) 3444 6157
Date of Designation:
  11/Feb/1986
Last Redesignation:
  12/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  12/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support to develop, disseminate and implement WHO strategies on traditional medicine 
  2. To provide training opportunities for Traditional Medicine practitioners/researchers from developing countries in collaboration with WHO/WPRO 
  3. To make available a reference library providing old textbooks and literatures on Traditional Medicine in English to WHO and its member states 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 10.1 - Management and organization of integrated, population-based health-service delivery through public and nonpublic providers and networks improved, reflecting the primary health care strategy, scaling up coverage, equity, quality and safety of personal and population-based health services, and enhancing health outcomes.
  Ower: 10.2 - National capacities for governance and leadership improved through evidence-based policy dialogue, institutional capacity-building for policy analysis and development, strategy-based health system performance assessment, greater transparency and accountability for performance, and more effective intersectoral collaboration.
 
Responsible Officer:
  SAMDAN Narantuya
Phone:
  +63 2 5289844
Email:
  samdann@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