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Global Development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Global Development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

April 18, 2018

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1. Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have spread into 183 countries globally. (1)

2. National TCM Act / Registration have taken effect in these countries: Australia, South Africa, Thailand, Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, Hungarian and Switzerland. Many other countries will follow. (2)

3. 45 out of 50 states recognized TCM in the USA and 5 out of 10 in Canada. (2)

4. UK and Europe regulated complementary medicine. (2)

5. German established and run a TCM hospital for 20 years now. (2)

6. Czech set up a TCM center in 2016 (3)Spanish is going to set up a TCM center. (4)

 

7. Russia set up many TCM center and schools in recent years. (2)

8. There are more than 300 TCM education providers outside China. (2)

9. Global TCM industry is about USD$170 billion in 2016. (5)

10. There estimated that 300,000 TCM practitioners outside China and 100,000 medical doctors practice acupuncture. (2)

11. Nobel medicine price was awarded to a TCM Professor Tu Youyou in 2015. (6)

12. 11,874,936 acupuncture services were provided by Australian General Practitioners from 1995-2011. (7)

References: (1) China Congress, Beijing, March 2018; (2) International TCM conference, Beijing, 29 May 2016; (3) CCTV net: 28, April 2017; (4) Chinaqw.com 8 May 2017; (5) UWS news Nov 2016; (6) Nobel committee, 5 Oct 2015; (7). Acupuncture in Medicine, (Australia) 2013, 0, 1-6.