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The CCRAS is a department within the Indian government dedicated to formulating and coordinating scientific research into indigenous Indian systems of medicine. The organisation funds and undertakes research on treatments for diseases such as hepatitis and filiariasis. The site also has online training modules on drug standardisation and intellectual property rights.
Part of the US National Institutes of Health, this federal research organisation funds and undertakes research into traditional medical practices, also known as 'complementary' or 'alternative' medicine. These include homeopathy and acupuncture. The website publishes information on its grants and research, and information on its efforts to train Western healthcare workers in traditional medical techniques, and help traditional healers conduct rigorous research in their field of expertise.