Who is the WHO?

Did you know that the World Health Organization (WHO) has supported acupuncture as an effective medical system for decades?  They are the largest and most respected health organization in the world. The WHO works with approximately 200 nations in a “shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere”. They strive to combat diseases that are communicable, like influenza and HIV, as well noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease.

As far back as 1998, the WHO examined the available controlled, scientific research trials concerning Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). They found that acupuncture effectively treats a large number of diseases and illnesses.  The report found strong research support for the following:


Since that seminal 1998 report, thousands more rigorous research studies have been conducted, showing that acupuncture and TCM are effective at treating just about any health concern a person may have. Book now and let the acupuncturists at Selby Acupuncture help you with any of the above!

(written by Christine)

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