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Ref.No. [Initiator]
USA-407 [Headquarters]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine

Director / Head: 
  Professor Chun-Tao Che
  Professor Harry H.S. Fong




Institution:
  College of Pharmacy
  University of Illinois at Chicago
Address:
  833 South Wood Street
  60612
  Illinois
Town:
  Chicago
Country:
  USA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  +1 312 996 5234
Fax:
  +1 312 996 7107
Web Site:
  http://www.uic.edu
Date of Designation:
  23/Sep/2016
Last Redesignation:
  23/Sep/2016
Expiry:
  23/Sep/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in the implementation of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy 2014-2023 
  2. To provide literature information from the NAPRALERT Database 
  3. To provide consultancy on traditional medicine to the WHO and its member states 
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Subjects:
  1. Pharmaceuticals (including essential drugs and medicines) 
  2. Traditional medicine 
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Types of activity:
  1. Providing technical advise to WHO 
  2. Research 
  3. Training and education 
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.
  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.
Responsible Officer:
  ZHANG Qi
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3698
Email:
  zhangqi@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  FITZGERALD James
Phone:
  +1 43699
Email:
  fitzgerj@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork