The march forward of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in China
The March Forward of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) practice in China. TCM has always been inseparable with Chinese culture and society since ancient times. In recent years, TCM is transforming into a next level with a new TCM legislation implemented in 2017, which is a milestone for the industry's development.
More matching policies and regulations will follow to boost TCM. Since a few years, TCM also attracts more attention from abroad and even in 2015, Mrs. Tu Youyou, who spent her entire career researching TCM, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for using the Chinese herb Artemisinin to treat malaria.
New technologies and government regulations advances the practice of TCM all over the country. AI-based diagnosis systems have been developed for TCM clinics and hospitals, and last week the government approved a guideline that TCM clinics should be available in all counties in China by 2022.
In 2018, 60,000 traditional Chinese medical organizations had been registered in China, offering more than 1.2 million beds, according to the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Building a ‘healthy’ China through the importance and wisdom of TCM and today’s high-tech innovations.