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Subject: Integrating modern & traditional medicine - SciDev.Net
Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 10:19 PM

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Bringing together traditional and modern medicine faces numerous challenges that stem from differences in how each is practiced, evaluated and managed. What are researchers doing to bridge the gap?

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Opinions and Analysis

Medicine man in Ecuador The imperatives for traditional medicine

Integrating modern and traditional medicine requires breaking down the legal and regulatory barriers that disadvantage the poor.

30 June 2010 | EN | ES

Ayurveda spa in Goa Ending medical dominance over the developing world

Traditional medical cultures need a true partnership with modern medicine, say Bhushan Patwardhan, Gerard Bodeker and Darshan Shankar.

30 June 2010 | EN | ES

Policy Briefs

Tackling malnutrition with traditional knowledge

Traditional knowledge can inform strategies for improving nutrition and help vulnerable populations cope with environmental change.

20 January 2010 | EN
Source: UN Standing Committee on Nutrition

South African legislation on traditional medicine

Traditional medicine can seem to be at odds with a modern healthcare system. But, as many countries with well-established — and much used — systems of indigenous medicine are now realising, the integration of traditional medicine into the modern health infrastructure can be a way to get the best of both worlds. Sibongile Pefile discusses the efforts of the South African government in creating legislation for — and therefore making more formal — the country's traditional medicine.

1 March 2005 | EN

News and Features

Cupping in China Integrating modern and traditional medicine: Facts and figures

Traditional and modern medicine have much to offer each other despite their differences. Priya Shetty assesses an uneasy relationship.

30 June 2010 | EN | ES

Traditional medicines Taking traditional medicines mainstream

The barriers to mainstream medical approval are great but some traditional treatments are finding new routes to acceptance, finds Yojana Sharma.

30 June 2010 | EN | ES


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