WHO moves to classify traditional medicines

Burr, William
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE73
Academic Journal
The article reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) will establish a web-based classification system for traditional medicines. It states that the classification system will help them promote traditional healing methods and objective research concerning health information. It adds that the WHO also concentrates on developing information standards for traditional medicine practices in Japan, China, and Korea.


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