XI'AN, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The 5th Summer Summit of World Congress of Chinese Medicine will be held in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province from June 14 to 16, the provincial government said.
The summit will discuss the development policies of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) industry, standardization and internationalization, culture, health management and big data of TCM, and will also showcase the latest scientific research achievements, new technologies and new therapies of TCM, said Sang Binsheng, secretary general of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.
Shaanxi boasts large resources of traditional Chinese medicine. In recent years, the province has cooperated with a number of overseas hospitals on TCM treatment, including those in Switzerland, Russia, and Kazakhstan, said Ma Guanghui, director of the provincial administration of traditional Chinese medicine.
The summit will boost the TCM in Shaanxi to go global while attracting more TCM experts and enterprises to the province, according to Ma.
The first Summer Summit of World Congress of Chinese Medicine was held in 2015. The summer summit has provided a top international academic platform for TCM with high standards and wide coverage in China.