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NOR-20 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Vinjar Fonnebo
  Dr Miek Jong




Institution:
  National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM)
  UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Address:
  UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  N-9037
  Troms
Town:
  Tromso
Country:
  NORWAY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (47 77) 64 66 50
Fax:
 
Web Site:
  https://nafkam.no/
Date of Designation:
  11/Feb/2008
Last Redesignation:
  11/Feb/2020
Expiry:
  11/Feb/2024
Terms of Reference:
  1. At WHO’s request and in collaboration with WHO, continue to promote global communication and information exchange in the field of Traditional, Complementary and Integrative medicine (TCI). 
  2. At WHO’s request, contribute in expanding WHO’s efforts on patient safety and quality of care in TCI  
  3. At WHO’s request, support WHO to identify models of integration of traditional and complementary (T&CM) in health systems 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
  2. Research policy & development 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advice to WHO 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  1.1.1 - Countries enabled to provide high-quality, people-centred health services, based on primary health care strategies and comprehensive essential service packages
  1.3.1 - Provision of authoritative guidance and standards on quality, safety and efficacy of health products, including through prequalification services, essential medicines and diagnostics lists
 
Responsible Officer:
  BANA Aditi
Phone:
  +41 22 791 2760
Email:
  banaa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  GARNER Sarah
Phone:
  +41 22 791 7154
Email:
  garners@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork