Previous conferences and symposia convened by GIFTS of Health:
May 19-21, 2010
5th International Congress on Complementary and Medicine Research
For more information:www.iccmr2010.com
November 19-21 2009.Global overview of local healers in the health care context: roles, perspectives and challenges.UN Development Program’s Equator Initiative: International Traditional Healers Exchange & Conference on Promotion of “Traditional Medicine for Sustainable Healthcare”. FRLHT, Bangalore, India.
December 11-13 2009.Ethics of Research on Traditional Medicine.Wellcome Trust conference on ethics in medical research in Vietnam. Hanoi, Vietnam.
GIFTS of Health organised an international panel on Professionalization of Ayurveda in the West & Panel on Traditional Knowledge & Intellectual Property Rights. 2nd World Ayurveda Congress, University of Pune, India. November 5-12, 2006.
Scientific Advisory Committee, XI International Conference of the Natural Products Research Organisation of East & Central Africa (NAPRECA), 12-17 August, 2005, Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Organised & Co-chaired International Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005.
Professor Bodeker: Conferences and symposia chaired and/or addressed
Traditional knowledge in the global spa industry: ethical and legal perspectives. Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Council, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 23 Feb 2008.
Vietnamese traditional medicine: history and status. Vietnamese Society in Oxford (VOX). Baliol College, University of Oxford, UK. 5 March 2008.
Establishing research priorities in natural products research for diabetes. Conference of the Asian Research Network on Natural Products & Diabetes, Dhakka, Bangladesh. 15 March 2008.
Intellectual Property and Research on Traditional Medical Knowledge. 3rd International Conference on Traditional Medicine & Materia Medica. Ministry of Health, Malaysia, 19-21 July, 2007.
Wellness trends & the Asian Spa Industry. Spa Asia conference, Manila, Philippines, 3-5 Oct, 2007
Panel on Professionalization of Ayurveda in the West & Panel on Traditional Knowledge & Intellectual Property Rights. 2nd World Ayurveda Congress, University of Pune, India. November 5-12, 2006.
Trends in the development of Asian traditional medicine. Regional conference of Asian & Pacific American Medical Students Association, Einstein Medical College, New York. 7 May 2006.
Global Trends in Traditional & Complementary Medicine. Dept of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York: May 5 2006.
Protecting Indigenous Knowledge. 2nd World Ayurveda Congress, University of Pune, India. November 5-12, 2006.
Traditional medicine & skin disease in the developing world. British Academy of Dermatology Conference, London. 14 October 2005.
Research Methodology in Traditional Medicine. International Development Research Centre, Govt of Canada, conference on new directions in research into traditional medicine, Dec 4-7 2005, Nairobi, Kenya,
Panel on ‘Natural drugs for parasitic diseases’. XVIth International Congress for Tropical Medicine & Malaria. Marseilles France, 11-15 September 2005.
A public health research agenda for traditional & complementary medicine. 3rd International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research. Sydney, Australia, 29-31 March 2008.
The globalization of Ayurveda. European Ayurveda Association, 25th anniversary conference, Maharishi Ayurveda Centre, Bad Ems, Germany, 21-23 May 2008.
Trends in Healthcare Utilisation – from World Health Organisation Global Atlas on Traditional, Alternative & Complementary Medicine (Bodeker et al 2005) at the 6th International Conference on Phytotherapeutics, Canberra, Australia, 21-23 September 2007.
Global Trends in Wellness Services, at the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association’s 13th International Holistic Health Conference. Fairmont, Blue Mountains NSW, Australia, – 24-26 August 2007.
Policy & Professional Development in Ayurveda. Malaysian Association of Traditional Indian Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18th March 2007.
Globalisation of Ayurveda. 2nd World Ayurveda Congress, University of Pune, India. November 5-12, 2006.
Globalization of Complementary Medicine, Indian national conference on Traditional & Complementary Medicine, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India. 15-18 March 2006
The WHO Global Atlas on Traditional Alternative & Complementary Medicine: Global Trends in Natural Healthcare. The Australasian Integrative Medicine Association’s 12th International Holistic Health Conference. Keynote address: Queenstown, New Zealand. August 3-6, 2006
Global trends in natural healthcare. Wellness Summit, Spa Asia Conference, Hua Hin, Thailand. 21-24 Sept, 2005.
Global trends in the use of natural healthcare by women. International Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005.
Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005 (GIFTS of Health as an international partner with Journal of Tropical Medicinal Plants, Malaysia).
Research Initiative on Traditional Antimalarial Methods (RITAM) Second International Meeting, Arusha, Tanzania, November 2002
Symposium on Traditional Medicine, World Congress of Dermatology, Paris, Summer 2002.
Conference on Safety of Herbal & Traditional Medicines. Organised jointly by the Commonwealth Working Group on Traditional & complementary Health Systems (GIFTS of Health as secretariat) and the Australian National Centre for Environmental Toxicology. Brisbane, Australia, November 2001.
Symposium on complementary Medicine and Dermatology, International Society for Dermatology Conference. International Convention Centre, Vienna, Austria, 2000.
Conference on Traditional Medicine and HIV in India: A Journey to Dialogue. Jointly convened by GIFTS of Health and the Delhi Society for the Promotion of the Rational Use of Drugs & GIFTS of Health. Delhi, India, 2000.
Symposium on Traditional Medicine, WHO/World Bank/UNDP Conference on Health Research for Development, Bangkok, Thailand, October 2000
Symposium on Traditional Antimalarials, Joint Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and the British Society of Parasitology, Oxford University, September 2000
Research Initiative on Traditional Antimalarial Methods (RITAM) First International Meeting, Moshi, Tanzania, December 1999
Symposium on “The Potential of Plants as Drugs”. Second European Congress on Tropical Medicine. Liverpool, September, 1998.
Symposium on Traditional Medicine in Africa. World Congress on Dermatology, Cairo, Egypt, 1998.
Conference on Asian Experience in Policy on Traditional Medicine, Hanoi, Vietnam. NIH-funded conference organised by GIFTS of Health through the National Museum of Health & Medicine, Washington D.C, 1995.
International Dimensions of Traditional Medicine Policy, World Bank-supported meeting organised by GIFTS of Health, University of Oxford, 1995.
Traditional Medicine and Public Policy in Latin America. Caracas, Venezuela. NIH-funded conference organised by GIFTS of Health through the National Museum of Health & Medicine, Washington D.C.
Traditional Medicine and Public Policy in Africa. Kampala, Uganda. NIH-funded conference organised by GIFTS of Health through the National Museum of Health & Medicine, Washington D.C.
International Meeting on Policy and Traditional Medicine, at Pan American Health Organisation, Washington D.C. Funding from Canadian International Development Research Centre. PAHO head office, Washington D.C.
Professor Bodeker: Previous conferences & symposia chaired and/or addressed
Panel on ‘Natural drugs for parasitic diseases’, XVIth International Congress for Tropical Medicine & Malaria, 11-15 September 2005, Marseilles, France (co-chair).
Panel on ‘Traditional Medicine & Dermatology’. International Congress of Dermatology, May 19-22 2004, Beijing, China (co-chair).
Symposium on traditional medicine and HIV-related illness, Global Holistic Health Summit, 12-17 January, 2003, Bangalore, India (co-chair)
Conference on Medicinal Plants, Traditional Medicines & Local Communities In Africa: Challenges & Opportunities Of The New Millennium. An official parallel session to the Conference of parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, May 2000, Nairobi, Kenya
Symposium on intellectual property rights and traditional medicine. Gandeepam International Conference on the Siddha Medical Tradition of India. May 2000, Kilavayal, Tamil Nadu, India.
Symposium on traditional medicine and skin disease. World Congress on Dermatology, Vienna, Austria, 2000
Conference on Developing an International Initiative for Research & Evaluation in Traditional Medicine, National Institutes of Health Office of Alternative Medicine, Rockville, MD, USA, 1997.
‘The WHO Global Atlas on TCAM’. Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005
Intellectual Property Rights & Traditional Medicine: An International Perspective. Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005
HIV/AIDS & Traditional Medicine. Conference on Women’s Health & Asian Traditional Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005
‘Complementary Remedies for Allergic Skin Disease’. Sixth Malaysian Congress of Allergy and Immunology. 4-6 March 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
‘The World Health Organization Global Atlas on Traditional, complementary & Alternative Medicine’. International Congress on complementary and Alternative Medicine (ICCAM), February 2005. National University of Singapore & Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Singapore, 26-28 February 2005.
‘Medicinal plant biodiversity & conservation.’ 17th Commonwealth Forestry Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, February 2005.
‘The World Health Organization Global Atlas on Traditional, complementary & Alternative Medicine’. International Congress of Ethnobiology, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, June 16 2004.
`Ensuring Humanity’s Health & Improving Rural Wealth: Towards the Wise Use of Nature’s Healing Resources’. Conference on: Medicinal Plants & Rural Livelihoods. OXFAM & Ford Foundation. March 26-28, 2004. Habitat International Centre, New Delhi, India.
‘The WHO Global Atlas on Traditional & complementary Medicine.’ International Conference on Evidence-based Traditional Chinese Medicine. Shanghai University of TCM, Shanghai, China, January 2004.
International Conference on Traditional Medicine, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, October 8, 2003.
“Partnerships with traditional medicine sector in combating HIV/AIDS” – National Round Table on Traditional Medicine and HIV, Delhi, India. Oct 3 2003.
International Conference to Develop a Global Atlas on Traditional & complementary Medicine. WHO Centre for Health Development, Kobe, Japan. 16-19 June 2003.
Asia Pacific Natural Products Expo 2003 (NATPRO 2003), Prime Minister’s Department, Government of Malaysia, 10-12 April 2003
“The globalization of Ayurveda” – World Ayurveda Congress, Kochi, Kerala, India. 1-4 November 2002.
“Global policy trends in integrated medicine” – Fourth International Traditional / complementary Medicine Conference: The Paradigm Shift Towards Integrated Medicine. Ministry of Health, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Fall 2002.
“Global policy trends in herbal medicine regulation” – Conference on Safety of Herbal Medicines, organized by Australian National Institute for Research on Environmental Toxicology and Southern Cross University, Brisbane, Australia, July 2001.
“Integrating traditional & complementary medicine into national healthcare: learning from the international experience” – Joint Malaysian Ministry of Health and Herbal Industry Conference & Exhibition on complementary Medicine, Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2001.
“Indigenous responses to a new epidemic: creating a research agenda” – UNAIDS Conference on Traditional Medicine and AIDS in Africa, Kampala, Uganda, 2000
“The Research Initiative on Traditional Antimalarial Methods (RITAM)” – WHO Meeting on Traditional Antimalarials, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 2000
“Complementary medicine use by people with skin conditions” – Symposium on New Directions in Dermatology, University of Wales College of Medicine, 2000.