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WHO unveils traditional medicine module-2

WHO unveils traditional medicine module-2

World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the International Classification of Diseases-11 (ICD 11), Traditional Medicine Module-2 (TMM-2). The TMM-2 contains data of the terminology defining diseases in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha medicine and has been indexed as a code to be included in the WHO Disease Classification Series ICD-11.

The Ministry of AYUSH in collaboration with World Health Organization has prepared a classification of diseases used in Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani systems under TM-2 module of ICD-11 series. A Donor Agreement between the WHO and the ministry of Ayush was also signed earlier for this classification. This effort will further strengthen and expand India’s healthcare delivery system, research, Ayush insurance coverage, research & development, policy making system.

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