GUANGZHOU, Nov. 30 (Xinhua) – The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings opportunities for the internationalization of traditional Chinese medicine, said Wang Shengliang, president of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, on Wednesday.
Wang made the remarks when delivering a keynote speech on a parallel forum of "The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road" Forum on International Communication and Chinese (Guangdong) Companies Going Global held in Zhuhai, a coastal city at south China's Guangdong province.
According to Wang, China has signed 86 cooperation agreements over traditional Chinese medicine with Belt and Road related countries and regions as well as international organizations so far.
Traditional Chinese medicine has spread to 183 countries and regions around the world and several hundred of traditional Chinese medicine universities and colleges have been established in more than 30 countries and regions, noted Wang.
To carry forth the internationalization of traditional Chinese medicine, Wang suggested accelerating establishment of an internationalized traditional Chinese medicine service system, more efforts to cultivate talents specialized in internationalization of traditional Chinese medicine and strengthening scientific and technological support for traditional Chinese medicine to go global. Enditem (Edited by Duan Jing, firstname.lastname@example.org)