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Workshop for Overseas Chinese Leaders Promotes the Development of Chinese Medicine Overseas

06 Feb 2018

Workshop for Overseas Chinese Leaders Promotes the Development of Chinese Medicine Overseas

With the prevalence of Chinese medicine across the world, the development of Chinese medicine is ushering in a new era. The vast number of overseas Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) institutions, Chinese medicine associations and practitioners are important agents for propagating the Traditional Chinese Medicine culture and promoting the internationalization of Chinese medicine.

Led by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council and China Overseas Exchange Association, and organized by Guangdong Overseas Chinese Affairs Office and Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, the Workshop for Overseas Chinese Leaders was held in Guangzhou from November 20 to 25, 2017. 70 leaders of TCM Associations from USA, Australia, Spain, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and other 26 countries and regions attended the workshop. Dr. Lu Yanjuan attended as a representative of Sian Chay Medical Institution.

During the five-day workshop, in addition to inviting renowned experts and scholars in the field of Chinese medicine to give lectures, and organizing Overseas Chinese and Overseas Chinese Medicine Forum, practical courses were arranged at institutions such as Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Attendees from all over the world exchanged directly with masters and experts and scholars of TCM about strategies of TCM treatment on various diseases and TCM health knowledge, as well as understand the status of TCM development, technological frontiers and Chinese medicine industry policies of China.

The workshop embodied the Chinese government’s care for overseas Chinese practitioners. It was hoped that attendees would take this care back to their own country and their own community and care for the disadvantaged groups around them with superb medical skills and the philanthropic spirit of Chinese culture.

Speaking at the interview, Dr Lu said: “I am grateful to the Chinese Embassy in Singapore, and I also thank Sian Chay for giving me this opportunity to attend this workshop. Through the study and exchange, I learned more about the tremendous potential of TCM in wellness. In particular, the brilliant insights of the two masters of Chinese medicine let us broaden our horizons and gave us a new understanding of the concept of Chinese medicine. TCM is an important part of Chinese culture. As a Chinese medicine practitioner, we shall care for every patient with our skills and kindness integrated with the 5 core values of Sian Chay. And we shall contribute our own effort in spreading Chinese culture and promoting the development of traditional Chinese medicine locally.”

Sian Chay has always been promoting its 5 core values of “Forgiveness, Universal Love, Compassion, Gratitude and Blessing” and the belief that “Nation Progresses, Family Prospers; Family Harmony, Successful Endeavours. Forward with the Nation, Bonding with the People.” It has devoted all its efforts in caring for the disadvantaged groups and  actively promoting Chinese culture and the development of TCM to create a harmonious and beautiful society.