UNESCO Recognizes Acupuncture
Acupuncture has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.This is done to raise awareness and protect culture or natural sites. All of the sites are things or places of special cultural or physical significance to the common heritage of humanity. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. According to Wikipedia, as of 2010, 911 sites are listed, 704 of them are cultural, such as acupuncture.