China News Service, Beijing, September 23 (Reporter Li Chun) The National Health Commission held a press conference on the 23rd to introduce the scientific and technological innovation of traditional Chinese medicine and "going out" since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Wu Zhendou, director of the International Cooperation Department of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, said that traditional Chinese medicine has spread to 196 countries and regions, and the content of traditional Chinese medicine has been included in 16 free trade agreements.
Wu Zhendou said that in terms of scientific and technological innovation, the support of the Party Central Committee and the State Council for scientific and technological innovation of traditional Chinese medicine has grown steadily.
The State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, together with the Ministry of Science and Technology, the National Health Commission and other ministries and commissions, has built 14 national key laboratories, 2 national medical clinical research centers for traditional Chinese medicine, 5 national engineering technology research centers, 5 national engineering research centers, 6 National Engineering Laboratory; together with the National Development and Reform Commission, build 40 national clinical research bases of traditional Chinese medicine; 175 key research laboratories of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine have been deployed.
The construction of traditional Chinese medicine scientific and technological talents has been continuously strengthened.
Seven people were elected as academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and one was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine has built 15 national Chinese medicine multidisciplinary innovation teams and 20 national traditional Chinese medicine inheritance and innovation teams, and selected 149 strategic leading talents and 100 young Qihuang scholars.
Wu Zhendou said that in the aspect of "going out" of traditional Chinese medicine, "going out" of traditional Chinese medicine has entered the fast lane, taken new steps, and achieved a series of remarkable results.
According to him, TCM has spread to 196 countries and regions. China has signed special TCM cooperation agreements with more than 40 foreign governments, regional authorities and international organizations, and launched 30 high-quality TCM overseas centers. , 75 international cooperation bases for traditional Chinese medicine and 31 national traditional Chinese medicine service export bases.
The content of traditional Chinese medicine is included in 16 free trade agreements.
Chinese scientist Tu Youyou won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of artemisinin.
The Tibetan medicine bathing method is included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Promote the establishment of the International Organization for Standardization of Traditional Chinese Medicine Technical Committee (ISO/TC249), and successively formulate and promulgate 89 international standards for traditional Chinese medicine.
Promote the adoption of the "Resolution on Traditional Medicine" by the World Health Organization, the "World Health Organization's 2014-2023 Traditional Medicine Strategy", and the "Eleventh Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11)" to include traditional Chinese medicine as the main body for the first time. Medical Chapter.
In addition, support the construction of the highland of traditional Chinese medicine in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the exchange of traditional Chinese medicine across the Taiwan Strait, and jointly promote the "going out" of traditional Chinese medicine.
Wu Zhendou also pointed out that traditional Chinese medicine has actively contributed to the prevention and control of the global epidemic, publicly released a multilingual version of the traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment plan for new coronary pneumonia, supported the holding of more than 100 anti-epidemic expert video exchanges and live broadcast activities, and introduced traditional Chinese medicine to more than 150 countries and regions. Diagnosis and treatment plan, providing TCM products to some countries and regions in need, sending TCM experts to relevant countries and regions to help guide the anti-epidemic, and dispatching the first TCM anti-epidemic expert group and medical team to Cambodia.
Promoted the release of the "World Health Organization Chinese Medicine Treatment of New Coronary Pneumonia Expert Evaluation Report", which clearly affirmed the effectiveness and safety of Chinese medicine in the treatment of new coronary pneumonia.
New breakthroughs have been made in the overseas registration of anti-epidemic traditional Chinese medicines such as "Three Drugs and Three Prescriptions".
With the support of the World Health Organization, the BRICS countries and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a series of high-profile international conferences have been held successively, and the "Initiative to Support Traditional Chinese Medicine's Participation in Global Epidemic Prevention and Control" has been released.