The World Health Organization, in consultation with a large group of stakeholders in the areas of Traditional Medicine or Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Health Information Systems, has developed a collaborative project plan to produce an international standard terminology and classification system for Traditional Medicine.


To produce an international standard for information on TM that is ready for electronic health records and that will serve as a standard for scientific comparability and communication.   


    1. International Classification of Traditional Medicine

    2. International Standard Terminologies of Traditional Medicine

    3. A web portal that links the TM classification and TM terminologies to the WHO-FIC
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