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CCTM 23rd Board Meeting will held at CCTM Office, Dharamsala from 5th - 9th Jan. 2015. If you have any comments and suggestions, please send us before 20th December 2014.

History and Legal Status:

Che-Thoe Men-Pai Lhen-Tsog - Central Council of Tibetan Medicine (CCTM) was established on 5th Jan 2004 at Dharamsala, (H.P.) India. It was established after the “Exile Tibetan Doctor's Association Act - 2003” which was passed by the 13th Assembly of the Tibetan People’s Deputies, Government of Tibet in Exile, during its 5th session in the year 2003, with the final approval by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
CCTM with its head office, registered under the Societies Registration Act. 1860 (Reg. no. 4348/C/H/R/C) and is currently located at Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Our Mission:

Our mission at Central Council of Tibetan Medicine is:

To preserve and promote the rich tradition of Sowa-Rigpa; Tibetan medical system.

To protect patients, public and professionals by ensuring standards medical education and trainings.

To prescribe highest standards of Professional conduct, Etiquette and code of ethics to be observed by the Tibetan medical practitioners.

To maintain up to date registration of Tibetan medical practitioner.

Our People:

Executive members:

Central Council of Tibetan Medicine consists of one member of the personal visiting physician of His Holiness the Dalai Lama appointed by office of His Holiness the Dalai and one member of Allopathic Doctor appointed by Dept. of Health, CTA and Four member from Men-Tsee-Khang physicians (Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute) Dharamsala and Four from Non-Men-Tsee-Khang physicians, including one reserved seat for the physician of Bon Medical Tradition. You can click here to contact to the Governing members of CCTM.


Coordinators of CCTM was appointed by the Governing member of CCTM during the general meeting and sessions held at CCTM. At present 12 regional and 3 overseas coordinaotrs had been appointed for the CCTM. The chief aim for the regional coordinator is to raise awareness about CCTM and its activities, general coordination between members at your area and CCTM office, Dharamsala, and collecting membership fee from CCTM registered doctors at your area. Please click here for the detail contact of our coordinators in India and Abroad.

Registered Members:

Under the section 9 & 10 of the Legal Code of Central Council of Tibetan Medicine - Exile Tibetan - 2003 of Tibetan Government in Exile, CCTM has started its central registration from year 2006. Total 449 Tibetan Medical practitioners has been registered under the CCTM. Tibetan Medical practitioner who has not registered under the CCTM may kindly contact and reister at CCTM.

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Message from His Holiness

His Holiness Speech

CCTM Ist Term (2004 - 2007)

CCTM IInd Term (2007 - 2010)

CCTM IIIrd Term (2010 - 2013)


Executive Member
Presenting Yuthog Award to His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama

Executive Member
Presenting Yuthog Award to Late Dr. Tenzin Choedak - 15th March 2010

Executive Member
Presenting Yuthog Award Certificate to Late Dr. Tenzin Choedak - 15th March 2010

Executive Member
Presenting Yuthog Award to Dr. Yeshi Dhonden - 27th October 2012

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