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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. Seung-hoon Choi
 




Institution:
 
  Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
Address:
  483 Expo-ro, Yuseong-gu
  305-811
 
Town:
  Daejeon
Country:
  REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  82 42 868 1994
Fax:
  82 42 868 9349
Web Site:
  www.kiom.re.kr
Date of Designation:
  24/Feb/2011
Last Redesignation:
  24/Feb/2011
Expiry:
  24/Feb/2015
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 revision of Regional Strategy for Traditional Medicine and International Classification on Traditional Medicine (Related Activity 2 & 3) 
  3. To contribute to WHO's efforts to implement the Regional Strategy for Traditional Medicine and strengthen the human resources on traditional medicine by providing training opportunities for the developing countries in WPR (Related Activity 4 & 5) 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
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WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 11.2 - International norms, standards and guidelines for the quality, safety, efficacy and cost effective use of medical products and technologies developed and their national and/or regional implementation advocated and supported.
  Ower: 11.3 - Evidence based policy guidance on promoting scientifically sound and cost-effective use of medical products and technologies by health workers and consumers developed and supported within the Secretariat and regional and national programmes.
 
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