Honourable guests officiate at the ceremony


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Date: 07 Jun 2016 (Tuesday)

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SCM co-organises Cross-strait Four-region Chinese Medicine Forum

中醫藥學院協辦兩岸四地中醫中藥發展論壇

The “Cross-strait Four-region Chinese Medicine (Hong Kong) Forum 2016”, organised by the Exchange Centre for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of the People’s Republic of China and co-organised by Pok Oi Hospital and the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of HKBU, was held on campus on 28 and 29 May. A total of 17 experts comprising mainland and local government officials, scholars, researchers and leading figures in the Chinese medicine sector from the Chinese mainland, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong were invited to share their rich experiences and invaluable insights on the development of Chinese medicine.

Officiating at the Forum were Mr Yang Rongchen, Deputy Head, Department of Policies and Regulations, State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Professor Yang Jinsheng, Director of the Exchange Centre for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Dr Ko Wing-man, Secretary for Food and Health, HKSAR Government; Dr Constance Chan, Director of Health, HKSAR Government; Dr Eric Ziea, Chief of Chinese Medicine and Integrative Medicine, Hospital Authority; Mrs Chan Li Lei, Chairman, Board of Directors, Pok Oi Hospital; Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU; and Professor Lu Aiping, Dean of Chinese Medicine of HKBU. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr Ko Wing-man said he believes that academic exchange of professionals and practitioners in Chinese medicine in the four regions could help boost the development of the healthcare industry and benefit the people on either side of the strait.

The two-day Forum, attended by more than 460 participants comprising faculty members, students, alumni and professionals from the industry as well as local Chinese medicine practitioners, provided a platform for academic and professional exchange between the four regions to advance the development and promote the internationalisation of Chinese medicine.

由國家中醫藥管理局對台港澳中醫藥交流合作中心主辦、博愛醫院與浸大中醫藥學院協辦的「2016年兩岸四地中醫中藥發展 (香港) 論壇」於5月28至29日在校園舉行,17位來自內地、台灣、澳門和香港的相關内地和本地政府官員、學者、科研人員、中醫與中藥業界領軍人士應邀演講,與出席人士分享他們對中醫藥發展的寶貴經驗和真知灼見。

論壇的主禮嘉賓包括國家中醫藥管理局政策與法規司楊榮臣副司長、國家中醫藥管理局對台港澳交流合作心主任楊金生教授、食物及衞生局局長高永文醫生、衞生署署長陳漢儀醫生、醫院管理局中醫部主管謝達之博士、博愛醫院董事局陳李妮主席、浸大校長錢大康教授和中醫藥學院院長呂愛平教授。

高永文局長致辭時表示,相信透過專家的學術交流,能有效推動兩岸四地健康事業的發展,造福海峽兩岸人民。

兩日的論壇吸引了逾460人參加,包括香港註冊中醫師、浸大中醫藥學院師生、校友和中醫藥業界人士,為兩岸四地的中醫中藥教研和業界人員提供交流平台,推動中醫藥的發展和國際化進程。