WHO Director calls for Integrated Care

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At the recent World Congress on Traditional Medicine held in Beijing, Mrs  Chan the Director of WHO called for greater integration of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine into primary healthcare systems around the World in order to make primary care more responsive to patients’ whole health needs. At the ned of her spech she said “The time has never been better, and the reasons never greater, for giving traditional medicine its proper place in addressing the many ills that face all our modern – and our traditional – societies.”

Her complete speech to the congress can be read here:
http://www.who.int/dg/speeches/2008/20081107/en/