China and ASEAN to explore traditional medicine information exchange platform to build and deepen cooperation
Guangxi Xinhua channel December 9 (Reporter Zhang Jie Cheng group) 2011 China - ASEAN Summit Forum on the 8th of traditional medicine was held in Nanning, Guangxi. The forum will explore building a China - ASEAN information exchange platform for traditional medicine, traditional medicine and will establish the framework of China-ASEAN co-operation between relevant agencies.
Deputy Director of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission, said Dan Chu Ben Ang, traditional medicine with modern Western medicine than in the treatment of the disease has a good complementary and alternative in the treatment of certain diseases, but also has unique advantages, Therefore, the development of traditional medicine will be more concern for the public, the government provides health services for the public plays an increasingly important role.
Vice President Lee Kang Zhuang Autonomous Region, said the forum to the theme of innovation and development of traditional medicine, traditional medicine around the education and science and technology cooperation, theory of inheritance and innovation of traditional medicine, traditional medicine External application of the sustainable use of medicinal resources, traditional pharmaceutical industry to carry out such hot topics discussion, will help promote cooperation and exchange of traditional medicine has made new progress, a new level.
World Health Organization officials from ASEAN countries and Russia and other countries and traditional medicine health officials, industry associations, chambers of commerce, experts and scholars, business representatives and a total of more than 300 people attended the forum.
2009 held in Nanning, China - ASEAN Summit traditional medicine, identified China and ASEAN in the traditional medicine to follow "common ground, complementary advantages, progressive, mutual benefit and win-win" principle, and adopted the "Nanning Declaration."
Forum by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, State Ethnic Affairs Commission, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region People's Government, is the eighth China - ASEAN Expo series of high-level forum. Period, will be held in China - ASEAN Exhibition of traditional medicine, Chinese medicine culture, calligraphy and painting exhibition, open to the public free of charge. (End)