Eastern: CTCMA is an official professional licensing authority established in 1996 by the Government of British Columbia, Canada to regulate the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture in the Province The TCMABC exists for practitioners of TCM with the goal of supporting the members in the spirit of open-communication, & cooperation. PCU College of Holistic Medicine is a school of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that specializes in teaching Oriental Medicine and alternative health treatments in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Gateway to Chinese medicine, Health and Wellness The goal of Acupuncture Today is to serve as an open forum for the profession. Information about TCM, forums and radio. Promoting excellence and integrity in the professional practice of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, in order to enhance public health and well-being. The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Western: The purpose of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture is to promote the integration of concepts from traditional and modern forms of acupuncture with Western medical training and thereby synthesize a more comprehensive approach to health care. Helms Medical Institute Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation The Canadian Pain Society Canadian Medical Association British Columbia Medical Association The National Institute of Disability Management and Research (NIDMAR), founded in 1994, is an internationally recognized organization committed to reducing the human, social and economic costs of disability. Pain BC is a non-profit organization that has been leading efforts to reduce the burden of pain on individuals, families, and communities in BC. WorkSafe BC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of BC. Medical University of Sofia