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Regional Conference Report: Producing Efficacious Medicine: Quality, Potency, Lineage, and Critically Endangered Knowledge

A regional meeting was jointly organised by IASTAM’s Himalayan Desk and the Himalayan Amchi Association (HAA). The eight-day workshop, “Producing Efficacious Medicine: Quality, Potency, Lineage, and Critically Endangered Knowledge”, took place in Kathmandu, Nepal, from 5-12 December 2011. It brought … Continue reading

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[PDF] Chinese Medicine Brochure

TAC Exhibition.pdf This flier is designed for waiting rooms and Chinese medical colleges as part of the project to ‘teach the teachers’ i.e. that well educated teachers and practitioners are the best way to communicate latest research into the history of … Continue reading

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[Audio] Podcasts from ICTAM VII

# Presenter Subject Date Download.wma file 01 Calum Blaikie “Critically Endangered? Himalayan Medicinal Plant Conservation and Diversity in Medical Cultures” 7 Sept 09 02 Carroll Dunham “From Wild to Cultivated: Can Valued Sowa Rigpa Medicinal Plants Meet Market Demands Sustainably … Continue reading

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ICTAM 2009 Report

ASIAN MEDICINE:CULTIVATING TRADITIONS AND THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBALISATIONSeventh International Congress on Traditional Asian MedicineSeptember 7th to 11th, 2009Institute for traditional medicine services, Thimphu, Bhutan The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM) meets every three years for … Continue reading

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