Organized by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), the 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine successfully concluded at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center today. With the continuous development and growing impact of Chinese medicine in recent years, coupled with the emergence of COVID-19 since last year, there has been an acceleration in the development of Chinese medicine and the integration of Chinese and Western medicine in the global industry. This year’s congress brought together more than 30 medical professionals and Chinese medicine experts from around the world virtually and physically to exchange ideas under the theme “Traditional Chinese Medicine Benefits Human Health – Opportunities and Challenges of Traditional Medicine”. global Chinese.
The congress is advised by the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, People’s Republic of China and Bureau of Food and Health, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China; organized by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and hosted by the Hong Kong Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners Association and the WFCMS (Hong Kong) Council Members Association Limited, also supported by the University of Hong Kong School of Chinese Medicine; School of Chinese Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong; and School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Officiating guests including Hon. Ms. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China, Mr. CY Leung, GBM, GBS, JP, Vice Chairman of the Committee Chinese National People’s Political Consultative Conference, People’s Republic of China, Mr. Tan Tieniu, Deputy Director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Hong Kong SAR, Mr. Ma Jianzhong, President of the World Federation of Medical Societies Chinese Medicine, Mrs Feng Jiu, Permanent President of the Association of Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners in Hong Kong, Dr Zhang Qi, Head of the Traditional Medicine Department of the WHO, Dr Marco Antonio de Moraes, Technical Director of the health and health nurse, Division of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases of the State Department of Health, Brazil and Head of the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, PR China, gave disco urs at the opening ceremony, as well as Professor Sophia Chan Siu-c hee, JP, Secretary for Food and Health of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Dr Chui Tak-yi, JP, Deputy Secretary for Food and Health of the Government of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, Dr Ronald Lam, JP, Director of Health of the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, the Dr. Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, former Director General of the World Health Organization, Mr. Tommy Li Ying-sang, President of the Hong Kong Federation of Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Chinese Medicine Traders Association , Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University and Professor Feng Yibin, Director of the School of Chinese Medicine at the University of Hong Kong joined the ceremony. opening and officially gave the kick off the congress for in-depth discussions.
More than 30 medical professionals and Chinese medicine experts joined from around the world to attend virtually and physically to discuss developments in Chinese medicine
The congress invited various well-known medical and traditional Chinese medicine experts from all over the world to facilitate academic exchange, to promote the development of traditional Chinese medicine internationally, and to improve the positioning of traditional Chinese medicine as well to contribute to humanity. health.
In addition to experts from the mainland and Hong Kong, they were joined by experts from France, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Hungary, Australia, Brazil, Greece, the Philippines, Japan, Fiji, Namibia and other countries. The Congress consisted of two parts: the keynote speeches and the academic reports. The host, along with a number of traditional Chinese medicine experts, discussed a series of important topics in the development of Chinese medicine, including: “The latest developments of TCM Hospital in Hong Kong” , “The Way to Fight COVID-19: TCM Breakthrough in Hong Kong”, “Diagnosis and Management of Side Effects of COVID-19 Virus and COVID-19 Vaccination”, “The Use of Space Acupuncture time period for symptoms of long COVID-19”, “TCM fights COVID-19 in South Africa”, and “Determining the clinical efficacy of arsenic trioxide in the treatment of leukemia”, and many more. The Congress explored the wide range of applications and anti-epidemic effects of traditional Chinese medicine, as well as the opportunities for the future development of traditional Chinese medicine in the international market.
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