Technical Briefing Seminar
on Essential Medicines Policies

Traditional Medicine


Basic Tests for Drugs - Pharmaceutical Substances, Medicinal Plant Materials and Dosage Forms
(WHO; 1998; 100 pages)  [FR] [ES]    

General Guidelines for Methodologies on Research and Evaluation of Traditional Medicine
(WHO, WHO/EDM; 2000; 80 pages)  [FR] [ES]    

Guidelines for Clinical Research on Acupuncture
(WHO/WPRO; 1995; 68 pages)

Guidelines for Training Traditional Health Practitioners in Primary Health Care 
(WHO/TRM; 1995; 86 pages)   

Guidelines on Basic Training and Safety in Acupuncture 
(WHO, WHO/EDM; 1999; 35 pages) [FR] [ES]    

Legal Status of Traditional Medicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine: A Worldwide Review 
(WHO; 2001; 200 pages)   

A Proposed Standard International Acupuncture Nomenclature: Report of a WHO Scientific Group
(WHO; 1991; 36 pages)

Quality Control Methods for Medicinal Plant Materials 
(WHO; 1998; 128 pages)   

Report of a WHO Consultation on Traditional Medicine and AIDS: Clinical Evaluation of Traditional Medicines and Natural Products (Geneva, 26-28 September 1990)
(WHO; 1990; 20 pages)   

Report of the Consultation on AIDS and Traditional Medicine: Prospects for Involving Traditional Health Practitioners (Francistown, Botswana, 23-27 July 1990)
(WHO; 1990; 48 pages)  [FR]    

Report of the Inter-Regional Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights in the Context of Traditional Medicine (Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 December 2000) 
(WHO/SEARO, WHO/TRM; 2001; 52 pages)   

The Selection of Essential Medicines - WHO Policy Perspectives on Medicines, No. 4, 2002   [FR] [ES]    

Traditional Medicine Growing Needs and Potential - WHO Policy Perspectives on Medicines, No. 2, 2002   [FR] [ES]    

Traditional Practitioners as Primary Health Care Workers
(WHO/TRM; 1995; 146 pages)   

WHO Guidelines on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Medicinal Plants 
(WHO; 2003; 80 pages)  [FR] [ES]    

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants - Volume 1
(WHO; 1999; 295 pages)   

WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants - Volume 2 
(WHO; 2004; 358 pages)   

WHO Strategy on Traditional Medicine: 2002-2005 
(WHO; 2002; 70 pages)  [FR] [ES]    

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