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“Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Cup” the 5th World Essay Competition for College Students: Internationalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine Perfectly Completed

author:WFAS source:WFAS Click:490 update:2023-12-05
  

From 2nd to 3rd December, 2023, under the support of International Cooperation Project of National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, “Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Cup” 5th World Essay Competition for College Students: Internationalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine co-organized by the Secretariat of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) and the Center for International Development of TCM of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine was successfully held in Shenzhen, China. 


This year’s essay competition lasted for 6 months, attracting nearly 200 contestants from more than 30 colleges and universities in many countries and regions. After fierce competition, a total of 39 contestants entered the final of Main Group, and 26 contestants was promoted to the final of the Experience-sharing group and Creative group. The final of the Main Group was held at the same time as the final of the Experience-sharing Group and Creative Group. The final of Main Group was hosted by Liu Jingyuan, deputy director of Office of Secretariat of WFAS. The final of Experience-sharing Group and Creative Group was hosted by Xu Yiyuan, vice secretary general of Health Communication Working Committee of WFAS. 


In the final, the contestants focusing on foreign aid medical policy, acupuncture-moxibustion international communication, the development of traditional Chinese medicine abroad, health tourism of TCM, and other aspects, expounded their understandings of traditional Chinese medicine with real learning experience, vivid cases and professional contents, told the story of Chinese medicine, expressed his love of the cause of traditional Chinese medicine and the unremitting pursuit of the cause of traditional Chinese medicine.


The judges of the final of Main Group included Liu Baoyan, chief editor of Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion, president of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, committeeman of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Liu Chunxiang, deputy director of TCM Practitioners Qualification Certification Center of National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of China, Liu Guozheng, former director of Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, director of Editing and Publishing Professional Committee of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Han Yanjing, executive editor of Acupuncture Research and executive deputy director of Journal Center of Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Lu Yexin, deputy director of China News of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hua Qiang, director of Chinese Journal of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine. The judges believed that the contestants have good academic research ability and strong professionalism, covering the international dissemination of TCM culture, overseas development status, health care methods, treatment techniques and other perspectives. 


The judges of the final of Experience-sharing Group and Creative Group were Zhao Hong, director of Division of European, Oceania and African Affairs of the Department of International Cooperation of the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wu Huangan, vice president of China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion and deputy to the National People’s Congress, Ma Jun, member of the National Committee of CPPCC and vice president of Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, Yue Zheng, vice president of Beijing Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Co., Ltd and inheritor of Intangible Cultural Heritage Project in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China, Yu Haibo, famous TCM doctor in Guangdong Province and director of Shenzhen Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. In the comments, the judges agreed that the competition attracted a lot of foreign contestants, which fully reflected the international influence and recognition of TCM. The performance of contestants fully demonstrated the sunny and confident spirit of the young TCM students. 


After the final, director Lu Yexin and Prof. Wu Huangan declared the list of winners of the Main Group and the Featured Group. According to the comprehensive performance of the contestants, the Main Group awarded 2 first prizes, 6 second prizes, 10 third prizes and 10 excellence prizes. In the final of the Experience-sharing Group and Creative Group, 10 contestants won the Impressive Presentation Award and the Original Creation Award. 


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Director Lu Yexin declared the List of winners of the Main Group


So far, the final of “Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Cup” the 5th World Essay Competition for College Students: Internationalization of Traditional Chinese Medicine Perfectly Completed


This event is exclusively named by Beijing Tong Ren Tang Chinese Medicine Co., Ltd and is supported by TCM Practitioners Qualification Certification Center of National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of China, Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese and English versions), China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, Chinese Journal of Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine, International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Acupuncture Research, World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion, Chinese Medicine and Culture (Chinese and English versions), TCM Healthy Life-Nurturing and many other institutions and publications.


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Written by Qiao Huijun, Liu Jingyuan

Reviewed by Yang Yuyang