WHO Medical device regulations – global overview and guiding principles (2003)

Governments need to put in place policies that will address all elements related to medical devices, ranging from access to high quality, affordable products, appropriate use and disposal. The health technology life cycle illustrates the policy process that needs to…

WHO emergency vaccine use listing procedure for vaccines

Emergency Use Listing (EUL) procedure to streamline the process by which new or unlicensed products can be used during public health emergencies. The EUL replaces the Emergency Use Assessment and Listing (EUAL) procedure, which was used during the West Africa Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016.

WHO Technical Advisory Group Interim Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Composition in context of circulation of Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant – 11/01/2022

The TAG-CO-VAC considers that COVID-19 vaccines that have high impact on prevention of infection and transmission, in addition to the prevention of severe disease and death, are needed and should be developed. Until such vaccines are available, and as the SARS-CoV-2 virus evolves, the composition of current COVID-19 vaccines may need to be updated, to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines continue to provide WHO-recommended levels of protection against infection and disease[4] by VOCs, including Omicron and future variants.

Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee  final summary minutes (MHRA-UK 2022)

The Traditional Herbal Medicines Directive (Directive 2004/24/EC) was published on 30 April 2004. Products which were legally on the UK market on 30 April 2004 were not required to comply with the Directive until 30 April 2011. This meant that where an unlicensed herbal remedy sold under Section 12(2) of the Medicines Act had transitional protection, by April 2011 it must have had either a traditional herbal registration or a marketing authorisation or it must have been removed from the market. This transitional protection did not apply to any products placed on the UK market at any time from 30 April 2004 on wards.

Osteopathic Oath and Osteopathic Principles

I do hereby affirm my loyalty to the profession I am about to enter. I will be mindful always of my great responsibility to preserve the health and the life of my patients, to retain their confidence and respect both as a physician and a friend who will guard their secrets with scrupulous honor and fidelity, to perform faithfully my professional duties, to employ only those recognized methods of treatment consistent with good judgment and with my skill and ability, keeping in mind always nature’s laws and the body’s inherent capacity for recovery.

A white paper on the development of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in China-6/12/2016

Humanity has created a colorful global civilization in the long course of its development, and the civilization of China is an important component of the world civilization harboring great diversity. As a representative feature of Chinese civilization, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a medical science that was formed and developed in the daily life of the people and in the process of their fight against diseases over thousands of years. It has made a great contribution to the nation's procreation and the country's prosperity, in addition to producing a positive impact on the progress of human civilization.

आयुर्वेदसूत्रम्-Ayurveda Sutram

 ननु सर्वेषां रोगाणामामनिवृत्तिरेव तत्र भेषजमिति वक्तव्ये सति ज्वरादावामनिवृत्त्यकरणं दोषहेतुकं भवति । आमनिवृत्तिरपि लङ्घनादेव भाव्येति लङ्घनकरणमप्यावश्यकमिति ब्रह्मणा प्रतिपादितमित्याह