Made up of members from each of
the participating countries that may represent institutions identified as the
focal points. Board representatives may be selected from the NGOs, Private
Sector, Research Institutions (Governmental and non-governmental) and
universities. The chairmanship will rotate every year among member nations, by
election during the previous year. The Coordinating Board will meet every year
and will be hosted by the institution, which the chairman represents.
The Coordinating Board may form Technical Advisory Committees and ad-hoc committees to study and follow up on certain technical matters and specific tasks, or attend to some specific issues.
The Coordinating Board may also establish a think tank of medicinal and herbal expertise from different technical backgrounds that can provide consultancy services to the different countries as per their needs and requirements and/or due to urgent circumstances.