TITLE

WHO moves to classify traditional medicines

AUTHOR(S)
Burr, William
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
58645007

 

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