Speech Made by Shao Xiangning, Director of
Traditional Chinese Medicine of Hunan Province,
on the Opening of the First Zhongfang
International TCM Forum
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Party member of the Hunan Provincial Bureau of
Health, Director of
Provincial Chinese Medicine Administrative
Respected leaders, professors, comrades,
Today, I am
very pleased to be invited to attend the opening of the First
Zhongfang International TCM Forum.
Please allow me, on behalf of the Provincial Health Department,
Chinese Medicine Administrative Bureau, to express my sincere
congratulations on these two events.
taking advantage of this
want to express my heartfelt thanks to Huaihua Municipal
government, Zhongfang County government as well as all levels of
the health system and administrative branches in Huai Hua city,
who have been concerned about the development of TCM for a long
time. I also want to express my sincere greetings to all staffs
who work hard in the medical front line.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
as a great creation of the Chinese nation is a treasure of
excellent traditional Chinese culture. It has a history of
thousands years and is the wisdom crystallization of the Chinese
nation. Our Party and Country have always attached great
importance to the development of Traditional Chinese medicine,
and wrote the development of TCM into the National Constitution,
also enacted the administrative regulations and a series of
policies. Especially in recent years, our party and the country
have paid more and more attention to and put more support on the
development of TCM. Opinions on Deepening Reform of Medicine
and Health made by the CPC Central
Committee and the State Council particularly emphasizes the
role of the national Chinese medicine during the health care
reform. The State Council issued a special file called
Several Opinions about Supporting and Promoting the Development
of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It was the first matching
file of health care reform. The legislative program of
Traditional Chinese Medicine has entered the final stage, it
will come out soon.
our province issued the document The Five-Year Action Plan
about Hunan Province to Speed up the Development of Traditional
Chinese Medicine; it also put forward a series of important
measures to accelerate the development of Traditional Chinese
Medicine. During the "Twelfth Five-Year"
period, the Country will spare no efforts to promote the
integration of the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine
including health care, research, education, industry, culture.
Large number of Traditional Chinese Medicine projects will be
fulfilled. There will be a lot of money invested in the field of
TCM. Chinese medicine career is facing a new spring.
Zhongfang County as the youngest county in Hunan Province, your
TCM team has been concentrating on studying and carrying forward
TCM, and has provided satisfactory Chinese medicine treatment
and teaching services for more than one thousand patients with
chronic difficult diseases as well as TCM enthusiasts from
dozens of countries in the world. It has made important
contributions to safeguarding people's health and inheriting
cultural heritage of TCM.
rapid development of TCM, TCM exchanges are more and more
frequent in the world. The world medical field highly admires
the following features of TCM, such as personal syndrome
identification and treatment determination, balancing principle
of treatment and prevention, human-friendly therapeutic methods,
multiple ways of solution, natural medications, etc. More and
more people tend to love TCM. The TCM upsurge is coming into
This international TCM Forum
held in Zhongfang County is building a good platform for the
international exchange and cooperation of TCM in Hunan province.
I believe under the support of this platform, more foreign
friends will experience and feel the exact efficacy and the
unique charm of TCM. The TCM road to go abroad, to the world
must be better and smoother.
hope that Zhongfang County adheres to an open, inclusive
philosophy, and focus on its own characteristics to hold a
high-standard, unique, and influential Zhongfang International
TCM Forum. I also hope
Zhongfang Red Cross International Hospital take
today¨s opening as an opportunity, insist on the direction of
pure TCM concept and focus on the connotation construction of
TCM so as to enhance the service level of the hospital and serve
people in a better way.
wish all the leaders, ladies and gentlemen and
comrades, good health, success in work,