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KOR-18 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Youngbae Suh
 




Institution:
  Natural Products Research Institute
  Seoul National University
Address:
  1 Gwanangro, Gwanakgu
  08826
 
Town:
  Seoul
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  (82-2) 880-2476; CP: (82-10) 3778-8934
Fax:
  (82-2) 762-8322
Date of Designation:
  18/Apr/1988
Last Redesignation:
  28/Mar/2016
Expiry:
  28/Mar/2018
Terms of Reference:
  1. • Support WHO in developing WHO technical guidelines and other technical documents on herbal medicines 
  2. Support WHO in providing training opportunities on herbal medicines for foreign fellows 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Product development (guidelines; manual; methodologies; etc.) 
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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:
  ZHANG Qi
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PARK Yu Lee
Phone:
 
Email:
  parkyl@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork