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Ref.No. [Initiator]
KOR-17 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Seok-hee CHUNG
 




Institution:
  East-West Medical Research Institute
  Kyung Hee University
Address:
  Kyung Hee University Medical Center, 23, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu
  02447
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (82-2) 958 9086
Fax:
  (82-2) 958 9083
Date of Designation:
  18/Apr/1988
Last Redesignation:
  11/Apr/2016
Expiry:
  11/Apr/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. In line with WHO strategies, actively participate and contribute to WHO projects (i.e. ICTM) and national health policies related to T&CM 
  2. To support WHO in ensuring quality of traditional medicine practice through monitoring and management of herbal medicine 
  3. To support WHO in strengthening evidence based clinical practice using acupuncture and herbal medicine 
  4. Develop T&CM based public health care models and education programmes for medical professionals and citizens 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
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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