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Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM) now joins TCM CAM, Kampo and Ayurveda

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DOI: 10.1093/ecam/nem157
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nem157 363..364 Advance Access Publication 29 October 2007 eCAM 2008;5(3)363–364 doi:10.1093/ecam/nem157 Meeting Report Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM) now joins TCM CAM, Kampo and Ayurveda Hassan Azaizeh1, Bashar Saad1,2, Edwin Cooper3 and Omar Said1,4 1The Galilee Society R&D Center, PO Box 437, Shefa-Amr 20200, 2Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, Arab American University, Jenin. PO Box 240, Jenin, Palestine, 3Laboratory of Comparative Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA and 4Antaki Center for Herbal Medicine Ltd, Kufur Kanna (Cana Of Galilee) The Galilee Society Regional Research and Development Center, in cooperation with the Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN) and the Antaki Center for Herbal Medicine Ltd, and sponsored by Sprunk-Jansen Wellbeing, Denmark; Delass Co and the World Health Organization (WHO) organized a three day conference in the field of ‘Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine’ (TAIM). The conference was held from August 8 to 10, 2007 in Amman and discussed issues related to Arab and Islamic medicine, highlighting traditional uses of herbs, agricultural research, pharmaceutical compounds and remedies of human diseases as well as medicinal products and marketing. The organizing committee included: Ms Razan Zuayter, Dr Hassan Azaizeh, Prof. Ghassan Abu-Hijleh, Prof. Rachid Chemli, Dr Omar Said, Dr Adnan Badwan, Prof. Rachid Soulimani, Dr Isam Sabbah, Mr Adel Shoubaki, Eng. Mohamad Qasim, Dr Hashem Taha and Dr Rasheed Al Najjab. The scientific committee included: Prof. Bashar Saad, Prof. Edwin Cooper, Dr Hassan Azaizeh, Prof. Mohammad Ali-Shtayeh, Prof. Rachid Chemli, Dr Adnan Badwan, Dr Omar Said and Prof. Rachid Soulimani. The confer- ence consisted of seven scientific sessions chaired by: Dr Hassan Azazieh, Dr Asem Shehabi, Prof. Mohammad Ali-Shtayeh, Prof. Rachid Soulimani, Prof. Ghassan Abu-Hijleh, Ms Razan Zuayter a

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