Comments on the Draft of Traditional Chinese Medicine Act

  • Jinhua Zhang US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abstract

The Draft of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Act was published by the State Council Legislative Affairs Office in June. This is an important step to formalize the governance of TCM. This paper briefly reviews the history of TCM, the advantage of TCM, and the challenges towards TCM. The commentary highlights the needs in the education, research, and regulation of TCM in China. 

Published
2014-12-10
Section
Perspective