The World Health Organization (WHO) developed guidelines on the safety of acupuncture and its effectiveness and suggested that about 43 diseases could be treated with acupuncture.
In 2004, WHO mentions that the efficacy of acupuncture has been demonstrated in numerous clinical trials as well as in laboratory experiments. Among the disorders that are recommended for their
evolution and effectiveness to be treated with acupuncture are:
Induction at childbirth
Cerebral vascular accident paralysis
Adverse reactions to radiation therapy / chemotherapy