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Ref.No. [Initiator]
UAE-1 [EMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Dr Mohammad Kamil
 




Institution:
 
  Zayed Complex for Herbal research and Traditional Medicine (ZCHRTM)
Address:
  P.O Box 29300 -
 
 
Town:
  Abu Dhabi
Country:
  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Region:
  EMRO
Phone:
  (97125) 036400
Fax:
  (97125) 826919
Web Site:
 
Date of Designation:
  03/Jan/2007
Last Redesignation:
  18/Jan/2011
Expiry:
  18/Jan/2015
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1. To collect data on Traditional Medicines & Complementary Medicines (TM/CAM) policies and regulatory in UAE and then Gulf countries, and provide support to WHO in this regard. 
  2. 2. To strengthen research on herbal medicine to improve safety, quality and efficacy to herbal products, and conduct international seminars on herbal medicine research in collaboration with WHO. 
  3. 3. To mobilize fund to support WHO for developing tools on publications on TM/CAM. 
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Subjects:
  1. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  2. Information dissemination 
  3. Research 
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:
  EVERARD Marthe M.
Phone:
  +254 20 7623197
Email:
  everardm@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