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Ref.No. [Initiator]
KOR-89 [WPRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Dr. Hyejung Lee
  Dr. Rana LEE




Institution:
 
  Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
Address:
  1672 Yuseong-daero, Yuseong-gu
  305-811
 
Town:
  Daejeon
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  82 42 861 1994
Fax:
  82 42 861 5800
Web Site:
  www.kiom.re.kr
Date of Designation:
  24/Feb/2011
Last Redesignation:
  24/Feb/2015
Expiry:
  24/Feb/2019
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute to WHO’s efforts to promote evidence-based traditional medicine including its interactions with other medicines to ensure safe and appropriate use of herbal medicine(Related Activity 1) 
  2. To support WHO’s efforts in the implementation of Strategy and improving information for traditional medicine(Related Activity 2, 3 & 4) 
  3. To contribute to WHO's efforts in strengthening human resources for traditional medicine by providing training opportunities for the developing countries in WPR (Related Activity 5 & 6) 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
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WHO Outputs:
  4.3.3 - Strengthening national regulatory authorities facilitated; norms, standards, guidelines for medical products developed; and quality, safety and efficacy of health technologies ensured through prequalification
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  BAGHIROV Rasul
Phone:
 
Email:
  baghirovr@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