India and WHO sign a landmark agreement for Global promotion of Traditional Systems of Medicine

First of its kind landmark agreement signed between India and WHO for global promotion of traditional medicine. The Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA) was signed by Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Ajit M Sharan and Assistant Director General, Health Systems and Innovations, WHO, Dr. Marie Kieny, in Geneva.

The Project Collaboration Agreement (PCA) is titled as ‘Co-operation on promoting the quality, safety and effectiveness of service provision in traditional and complementary medicine between WHO and AYUSH, India, 2016-2020’. The agreement aims to support WHO in the development and implementation of the ‘WHO Traditional and Complementary Medicine Strategy: 2014-2023’ and will contribute to the global promotion of traditional Indian Systems of Medicine.

The PCA for the period 2016-2020 will deliver for the first time WHO benchmark document for training in Yoga and WHO benchmarks for practice in Ayurveda, Unani and Panchakarma.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the organization with which India has signed a landmark agreement for Global promotion of Traditional Systems of Medicine ?
Courtesy : Business Standard


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