WHO Collaborating Centres
Global database
Version 1.5
Search / List / Details
Ref.No. [Initiator]
NOR-20 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Vinjar Fonnebo
 




Institution:
  National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM)
  University of Tromso
Address:
  University of Tromso
  N-9037
  Troms
Town:
  Tromso
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (47 77) 64 66 50
Fax:
  (47 77) 64 68 66
Date of Designation:
  11/Feb/2008
Last Redesignation:
  11/Feb/2012
Expiry:
  11/Feb/2016
Terms of Reference:
  1. To promote global communications and information exchange in the field of Traditional Medicine/Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TM/CAM) 
  2. To develop appropriate methodology for, and promote biological, clinical and epidemiological research of TM/CAM. 
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
  7.  
  8.  
  9.  
  10.  
Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
  2. Research policy & development 
  3.  
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Collection; collation and dissemination of information 
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 79 13698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  PEDERSEN Hanne Bak
Phone:
  +45 45 33 66 98
Email:
  pedersenh@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork