WHO moves to classify traditional medicines
- Acupuncture for Pain Treatment. Monzani, R.; Crozzoli, L.; De Ruvo, M. // Open Pain Journal;2010 Special Issue 2, p60
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a therapeutic system comparable to allopathic medicine. Its most known application concerns with pain control and that is why it is mostly performed by anesthesiologists, pain therapists or pure acupuncturists. Acupuncture has great and wide potential: treatment...
- WHO'S MISGUIDED GLOBAL STRATEGY ON TRADITIONAL MEDICINE. London, William M. // NCAHF Newsletter;May/Jun2002, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p1
Reports the global strategy of the World Health Organization (WHO) to regulate traditional or complimentary/alternative medicine (TM/CAM). Details on the aim for the WHO TM/CAM strategy; Confusion on the definitional foundation; Indication on the efficacy of acupuncture.
- Alternative Medicine Strategy Created by World Health Organization. // Natural Life;Jul/Aug2002, Issue 86, p6
Focuses on the global strategy for traditional medicine created by the World Health Organization. Increase of the use of alternative medicine in different parts of the world; Efforts of the United Nations health agency to intensify research on mainstream traditional therapies; Remedies included...
- OAM and WHO. // Mothering;Jul-Sep97, Issue 84, p33
Reports on the World Health Organization's (WHO) designation of the Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM) a Collaborating Center in Traditional Medicine. Collaborating Centers that exist worldwide; What the designation required from OAM; WHOs interest in traditional medicine.
- Asian medicine: A way to compare data. Watanabe, Kenji; Zhang, Xiorui; Choi, Seung-Hoon // Nature;2/9/2012, Vol. 482 Issue 7384, p162
The article reports on the move of the World Health Organization (WHO) to develop a common systems for collecting statistics known as the International Classification of Traditional Medicine, which helps integrate traditional Asian medicine with Western medicine.
- Historical Origins of Classical Chinese Medicine Texts and Herbal Usage. Hurtak, J.J. // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Feb2003, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p20
Presents a letter to the editor on classical Chinese medicine.
- The "Author" of The Nei Ching. Upton, Roy // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Feb2003, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p19
Presents a letter to the editor on traditional Chinese medicine.
- WHO News. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;2002, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p610
Reports on the activities of the World Health Organization (WHO). Launch of traditional medicine strategies; Staff changes at the WHO head quarters in Japan; Acquisition of funding for research on the link of air travel and venous thrombosis.
- Impact of WHO's Upcoming Traditional Medicine Classification. Stafford, Lindsay // HerbalGram;May-Jul2011, Issue 90, p18
The article examines the impact on various groups, such as practitioners of traditional and allopathic medicine, as a result of the World Health Organization's (WHO's) International Classification of Traditional Medicine (ICTM) system. Topics include the WHO's rationale for creating the ICTM,...