National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).
From Website: "We’ve all seen the words 'complementary,' 'alternative,' and 'integrative,' but what do they really mean? . . . This fact sheet looks into these terms to help you understand them better and gives you a brief picture of NCCIH’s mission and role in this area of research."
World Health Organization (2000).
From Website: "The challenge now is to ensure that traditional medicine is used properly and to determine how research and evaluation of traditional medicine should be carried out. Governments and researchers, among others, are increasingly requesting WHO to provide standards, technical guidance and information on these issues."
From Website: "Promoting individual and community health and well-being through innovative research and education in a broad range of fields, with particular emphasis on alternative healing practices."