Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in which thin needles are inserted into the body. Acupuncture is a pseudoscience, the theories and practices of TCM are not based on scientific knowledge, and it has been characterized as quackery. There is a range of acupuncture variants which originated in different philosophies, and techniques vary depending on the country in which it is performed, but can be divided into two main foundational philosophical applications and approaches, the first being the modern standardized form called eight principal TCM and the second an older …

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Digital adaptation kit for antenatal care: operational requirements for implementing WHO recommendations …

WHO · 2021 English

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message) Ginger, chamomile, vitamin B6 and/or acupuncture are recommended for the relief of nausea in early regular exercise, physiotherapy, support belts and acupuncture to relieve low back and pelvic pain Conduct regular exercise, physiotherapy, support belts and acupuncture to relieve low back and pelvic pain Regular exercise used, such as physiotherapy, support belts and acupuncture, depending and based on a woman’s preferences regular exercise, physiotherapy, support belts and acupuncture to relieve low back and pelvic pain conducted


Audited financial statements 2018 (EN)

World Bank Group · 6 May 2020 English

Tinh Hospital - 78,634.86 Hospital of National Acupuncture 20,161.12 19,580.86 Hospital of Lung diseases Central Hospitals (Continued) Hospital of National Acupuncture 6,235.38 6,314.76 Hospital of Lung diseases 9 Hospital 21,294.39 21,294.39 Hospital of National Acupuncture 25,928.16 25,180.25 Hospital of Lung diseases


Indonesia - 2019 Investment Policy and Regulatory Review

World Bank Group · 8 April 2020 English

This Investment Policy and Regulatory Review (IPRR) presents information on the legal and regulatory frameworks governing foreign direct investment (FDI) and competition that affect businesses and foreign investors in Indonesia. …

testing (up to 67%); pest control (up to 67%); acupuncture (up to 49%); hospital, basic and special medical


2019 Investment Policy and Regulatory Review - Indonesia

World Bank Group · 1 April 2020 English

This Investment Policy and Regulatory Review (IPRR) presents information on the legal and regulatory frameworks governing foreign direct investment (FDI) and competition that affect businesses and foreign investors in Indonesia. …

testing (up to 67%); pest control (up to 67%); acupuncture (up to 49%); hospital, basic and special medical


Living with Disability In Mongolia: Progress Toward Inclusion

ADB · 29 December 2019 English

This report presents data about the current living conditions and challenges faced by persons with disabilities in Mongolia. Policy implications are identified based on the country's Law on the Rights …

and traditional medical treatments such as acupuncture and cupping therapy. The Association of Parents


How to Build on the Affordable Care Act

TCF · 8 October 2019 English

Executive Summary The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a giant step forward toward the true goal of universal health care: to make health care a right for all, not a …

plan covers preventive and basic dental care, acupuncture, bariatric surgery, hearing aids, and smoking


Are Medicare Advantage Plans Using New Supplemental Benefit Flexibility to Address Enrollees’ …

Urban Institute · 19 September 2019 English

Beginning in plan year 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) increased flexibility for Medicare Advantage plans to allow them to cover new benefits to help address enrollees’ …

guidance in 2019, and another insurer added acupuncture and massage therapy. Though all five insurers left when they need to go to the doctor. � Acupuncture and massage therapy. One insurer reported adding


Analysis of Provider Payment Reforms on Advancing China’s Health (APPROACH) : An …

World Bank Group · 7 June 2019 English

In April 2009, the Chinese government launched a national health care reform program, with the goal to provide affordable, equitable, and effective health care for all by 2020. Since then, …

stronger specialization in TCM treatments, such as acupuncture and cupping therapy. However, the County People’s hospitals provide additional TCM therapies, such as acupuncture or herbal medicine. Other inpatient care facilities


Care for low back pain: can health systems deliver?

WHO · 1 June 2019 English

treatments such as spinal manipulation, massage, acupuncture, yoga, mindfulness, psychological therapies therapies (mindfulness-based stress reduction, yoga, acupuncture,a tai chi). Recommended by 4 out of 6 guidelines Recommended by 3 out of 6 guidelines.11,13,14 a Acupuncture was endorsed by the United States, Danish and


People's Republic of China: Country Operations Business Plan (2019-2021)

ADB · 27 May 2019 English

ADB's Country Operations Business Plan (COBP) for the People's Republic of China for 2019-2021 is consistent with the strategic priorities of ADB’s country partnership strategy (CPS) for the PRC, 2016–2020; …

Pilot of water reuse innovation and urban acupuncture approach in design under Xinjiang Hetian Comprehensive


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