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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 Ki-Ho Cho
 




Institution:
  East-West Medical Research Institute
  Kyung Hee University
Address:
  Kyung Hee University Medical Center, 23, Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu
  130-872
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (82-2) 958 9080
Fax:
  (82-2) 958 9083
Date of Designation:
  18/Apr/1988
Last Redesignation:
  11/Apr/2012
Expiry:
  11/Apr/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO’s work in the construction of evidence based medicine(EBM) using Traditional Medicine on stroke, pain disorders, drug interaction between herbal medicine and bio-medicine 
  2. To participate in government policies on Traditional Medicine. 
  3. To assist and support WHO projects including the International Classification of Traditional Medicine 
  4. To provide special training courses on Traditional Korean Medicine 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
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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:
  AHN Sangyoung
Phone:
  +63 2 5289046
Email:
  ahnsa@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