On August 17th, the inaugural meeting of Xin’an Medicine Research Center of Wannan Medical College and the groundbreaking ceremony of the statue of Li Jiren, a master of traditional Chinese medicine, were held in the First Affiliated Hospital of Wannan Medical College. Wang Guoqiang, former deputy director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission and former director of National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Yang Zhibin, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Wuhu Municipal Committee and minister of Organization Department, attended the meeting.
Wang Guoqiang said in his speech that Xin’an Medicine is one of the outstanding representatives of traditional Chinese medicine and many academic schools. It is hoped that the research center will inherit the essence of Xin’an Medicine, make innovations on the basis of tradition, systematically inherit the academic thoughts and clinical diagnosis and treatment experience of the “master of traditional Chinese medicine”, open up new models, achieve and create new achievements, and better meet people’s diversified needs of traditional Chinese medicine services.
On behalf of the CPC Wuhu Municipal Committee and the Municipal Government, Yang Zhibin congratulated the establishment of the research center. With the implementation of the “Milk Vetch Talents Plan” and “Hua Tuo Plan”and the building of the center, we look forward to further expanding the cooperation field between the city and the college, strengthening the reserve and cultivation of traditional Chinese medicine talents, improving the medical level of Wuhu, and enhancing the health and well-being of the people.
Tong Xiaolin, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liu Liang and Xiao Wei, academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, delivered speeches online, wishing Xin’an Medicine Research Center of Wannan Medical College vigorous development and striving to make new achievements in revitalizing Xin’an Medicine.
Translated by Wang Mengxiao from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government